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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. see Atlas powder in the vocabulary; a blasting compound containing nitroglycerin.
  • A blasting powder or dynamite composed of nitroglycerin, wood fiber, sodium nitrate, and magnesium carbonate.
  • n. etc. See under Atlas, Baking, etc.


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