powder box


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powder box

[′pau̇d·ər ‚bäks]
(mining engineering)
A wooden box used by miners to store explosive powder and blasting caps.
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Bidders will also have a chance to buy a silk court waistcoat with gilded silver embroidery worn by the emperor and a powder box belonging to his wife Josephine.
"It is therefore suggested that where approximately 50 or more bullets are reported from any one site, and with any collection which is accompanied by one or more powder box caps, the Battlefields Trust be asked to advise on the discovery."
14Following a tip-off that the Provisional IRA were moving cash stolen in the 2004 Northern Bank robbery, gardai caught convicted IRA member Don Bullman with [euro]94,000 in a Daz washing powder box. CAB closed in and the High Court slapped him with a bill of over [euro]600,000.
Each miner had with him his bait tin, water bottle, tin of squibs, powder box and his tallies which were brass tokens with his unique number that he attached to his tubs so his tonnage could be rated.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport team arrested Liaqat Ali r/o Dist Khushab and recovered two kg heroin (yellow powder) and 700 gram amphetamine concealed in sohan halwa small boxes and talcom powder box.
The Filipina cashier claimed that she heard the mobile phone ringing and found it inside a powder box with the video mode on.
A salesman stands accused of recording women on his mobile phone in the bathroom at his work by hiding his handset in a washing powder box.
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A HANDBAG that used to be a skirt and a backpack crafted from a washing powder box were just some of the eco-chic creations on display at a children's fashion show.
Of a soap powder box which helped police fix the site of the bomb factories.
Coaters and customers want to know what the bare pipe temperature is before entering the powder box. With an instrument that could give the coater a true temperature entering the powder box you could obtain a digital readout and actually tie it into the heating equipment to hold the proper temperature automatically.