Related formsgun·pow·der·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for gunpowder
The exploding bombs and gunpowder leveled every structure for hundreds of yards in all directions.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ships carried weapons and gunpowder to Africa, then loaded on human beings.
There was no gunpowder found on her skin, supporting the notion of a shot not fired at extreme close range.Renisha McBride Was Not Racially Profiled, Lawyer Says|Steve Miller|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Williams agreed to submit to a gunpowder residue test, which reportedly was negative.Eric Williams Arrested After Shooting Deaths of Texas Prosecutors|Michael Daly|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was filmed leaving the apartment with a heavy bag, which later showed traces of gunpowder.
The man who had swallowed the camel of the Gunpowder Plot was scandalised at the idea of horse-stealing!It Might Have Been|Emily Sarah Holt
At Hawarden gunpowder has been used to blow up portions of the Keep.The Hawarden Visitors' Hand-Book|William Henry Gladstone
Besides, the weapons are useless without the cartridges of gunpowder and lead.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
Now gunpowder, like all explosives, is simply some thing or mixture of things which is capable of burning very quickly.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
And so in military matters, the discovery of gunpowder developed the science of attack and defence in a new instrumentality.An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine|John Henry Cardinal Newman