gray powder

gray powder

an oldfashioned purgative containing elemental mercury.
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56 live ammunition, six metal tubes believed to be non-electric blasting cap, a customized electronic switch, a pilot valve attached to a jack connector, a 9-volt battery, and two packs of undetermined gray powder from the former Marawi mayor's house.
TOPS knives feature a gray powder coat finish that holds up to hard and prolonged use and prevents high carbon steel from rusting.
Another shows a barrel full of a non-descript gray powder wrapped in a blanket.
Constructed of all-welded steel and finished in a rust-and corrosion-resistant gray powder coat, they operate on the lazy-Susan principle.
The finish is durable gray powder coat, and the cabinet ships fully assembled.
A woman covered in gray powder, Reyhaneh (the fine Behnaz Jafari from "Blackboards"), emerges shrieking from the rubble, but no one answers her cries.
This study evaluates the effectiveness of Liqui-Drox as a process for developing latent prints on the adhesive side of a variety of types of tapes and compares it to four standard processes: alternate black powder, ash gray powder, gentian violet, and sticky-side powder at two lengths of storage time.
The panel is composed of a 14-gauge cold-rolled, steel panel in a gray powder coat finish, with polycarbonate fins.
Materials scientists at the State University of New York at Buffalo have made crude electronic devices from Portland cement, the widely used gray powder that forms concrete when it's mixed with sand, gravel, and water.
The force of the explosion scattered the dark gray powder around the area.