powderman

noun

pow·​der·​man
-də(r)ˌman,
-mən
plural powdermen
1
: one who works with explosives: such as
a
: one whose work is blasting with powder
b
: one in charge of the storage and issuance of explosives at a mine
c
: one who screens and melts trinitrotoluene and fills projectile cases
2
: a worker who blends and heats the powders from which plastics are molded

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“Powderman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powderman. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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