a method of x-ray determination of crystal structure using a powdered sample.
noun 1. a mill in which gunpowder is made.
noun 1. (formerly) a boy employed on warships to carry gunpowder from the magazine to the guns. 2. (def 1). noun 1. (formerly) a boy who carried powder from the magazine to the guns on warships noun phrase A person who works with explosives in mining, construction, etc [1926+ Loggers & miners; found by 1682 […]
noun 1. Pharmacology. (def 2).
[pou-der-puhf] /ˈpaʊ dərˌpʌf/ adjective, Informal. 1. limited to participation by women or girls: She plays on the powder-puff touch football team. 2. inconsequential; trifling; lightweight: a powder-puff company with little financing and a weak sales effort. adjective noun A cautious, agile fighter as distinct from a slugger (1940s+ Prizefighting) verb : He just powder-puffed his […]