gunpowder
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɡʌnˌpaʊdə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɡʌnˌpaʊdəɹ/
Noun

gunpowder

  1. An explosive mixture of saltpetre (potassium nitrate), charcoal and sulphur; formerly used in gunnery but now mostly used in fireworks.
  2. Short for gunpowder tea#English|gunpowder tea.
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