putty powder


Also found in: Medical.

putty powder

n
(Elements & Compounds) a powder, either tin oxide or tin and lead oxide, used for polishing glassware, metal, etc
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Ivory would be polished by a sort of sandpaper, called flour paper, then given an application of powdered pumice, and polished once more with putty powder or jeweller's rouge.