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.
'Beware of fire near the powder magazine;' or, 'Look close after such and such a one, who is clever at escaping,' Ah!
Among others, the AFP's work revealed the moats and stone bridges at Fort Santiago, Puerta Real, and Puerta Parian; at Baluarte de San Diego, the picturesque circular structures and an intact Japanese cannon still with live ammunition and pointed towards the Rizal Monument; and the powder magazine at Baluarte de San Andres.
In the early hours of March 2, the woman was found dead, lying a little off the footpath near the Powder Magazine at Craigddu Quarry.
The powder magazine building at Fort de Chartres in Randolph County, has been voted into the top 10 of Illinois buildings, in an online poll driven by Illinois' bicentennial.
This structure survived the devastating powder magazine explosion that destroyed almost all buildings in the fort in 1848.
The pastoral surroundings belie the fact this is Canada's bloodiest battlefield; 204 years ago these grounds rang out with black powder shots and, during the height of the war, the blast of an exploding powder magazine killed almost 400 men instantly.
Spring frosts did not slow them down, though: the east bastion was completed by late August, the powder magazine in the north bastion by the end of September, and the west bastion by July 1744.
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.