Sentence Examples


  • It is a brown powder which is readily decomposed by boiling water.
  • They shall get no powder, if I can help it.
  • In 1536 it was almost totally destroyed by fire, and in 1654 largely ruined by the explosion of a powder magazine.
  • When the king's soldiers heard about this powder, they made up their minds to go out and get it for themselves.
  • Podophyllin is a resinous powder obtained by precipitating an alcoholic tincture of the rhizome by means of water acidulated with hydrochloric acid.