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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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