Nitrogelatin
Nitrogelatin Ni`tro*gel"a*tin, n. [Nitro- + gelatin.] An explosive consisting of gun cotton and camphor dissolved in nitroglycerin. [Written also {nitrogelatine}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nitrogelatin — /nuy troh jel euh tn/, n. See gelatin dynamite. [1880 85; NITRO + GELATIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitrogelatin — n. gelatin dynamite, explosive made from gelatinized nitroglycerin mixed with cellulose nitrate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nitrogelatin — ni·tro·gelatin …   English syllables

  • nitrogelatin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrogelatine — Nitrogelatin Ni tro*gel a*tin, n. [Nitro + gelatin.] An explosive consisting of gun cotton and camphor dissolved in nitroglycerin. [Written also {nitrogelatine}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gelatin dynamite — a high explosive consisting of a gelatinized mass of nitroglycerin with cellulose nitrate added. Also called gelignite, nitrogelatin. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • gelignite — gel·ig·nite || dÊ’elɪgnaɪt n. explosive containing nitroglycerin, gelatin dynamite, nitrogelatin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gelatin dynamite — noun : a powerful water resistant blasting explosive consisting of a jellylike mass of nitroglycerin and lower nitrated cellulose nitrate incorporated with a base (as wood pulp mixed with sodium nitrate) compare ammonia gelatin, blasting gelatin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrogelatine — noun see nitrogelatin …   Useful english dictionary

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