from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The incorporated materials for gunpowder, in the form of a dense mass or cake, ready to be subjected to the process of granulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In gunpowdermanuf., the cake or mass resulting from the incorporation of the materials. This cake is subjected to a process of granulation.
  • n. The by-product from linseed, consisting of what is left after the oil has been pressed out.


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