powder magazine


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Noun1.Powder magazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are storedpowder magazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
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All hands now set to work cutting down trees, clearing away thickets, and marking out the place for the residence, storehouse, and powder magazine, which were to be built of logs and covered with bark.
Abandoning the fight he rushed into the powder magazine and fired it.
But Peter issued from the powder magazine with the shell in his hands, and calmly flung it overboard.
One British shell struck a powder magazine, a room where ammunition was stored inside the fort.
These holes were aimed at identifying additional nickel-cobalt resources outside the existing Greenvale resource boundaries at The Edge, Powder Magazine and The Power Line areas and to define resources at Moonscape and other areas of potential high grade nickel laterite mineralisation within the Greenvale pit limits.
A dark concrete staircase with a golden handrail spirals up through the shaft, terminating in a partially destroyed powder magazine, which was restored and reconfigured as a new circulation pavilion.
The footage appeared in the film "High Life" and helped build a name for the rider named Best Powder skier of the year in 2004 by Powder magazine.
There was a powder magazine at every anthracite mine.
Local clansman Donald Maclean of Duart boarded the ship and ignited its powder magazine, reputedly sending 350 Spaniards and pounds 300,000 worth of gold bullion to the bottom of the sea.
Guns and munitions were stacked against the priory ruins and a huge powder magazine was built on the site of the cloister.
Berry serves the ASTM D-1 Committee on Paints and Related Coatings as Chair of its Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee, is a member of the Editorial Board of Coatings World Magazine and is a consultant to Industrial Paint and Powder Magazine.
Pike is mortally injured when the retreating British blow up the fort's powder magazine.