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Noun

Singular
gunpowder

Plural
gunpowders

gunpowder (gunpowders)
  1. An explosive mixture of saltpetre (potassium nitrate), charcoal and sulphur; formerly used in gunnery but now mostly used in fireworks.

Usage notes

  • Gunpowders refers to multiple formulations for the uncountable not gunpowder.

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