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  • n. lignin
  • n. An explosive compound of wood fibre and nitroglycerin.
  • adj. Alternative form of ligneous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ligneous.
  • n. See lignin.
  • n. An explosive compound of wood fiber and nitroglycerin. See Nitroglycerin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as ligneous.
  • n. An explosive mixture consisting of wood pulp saturated with nitroglycerin. It has fallen into disuse on account of the special danger attending its use.
  • n. A colorless compound, C18H26O11, prepared by the action of dilute acids on glueolignose.


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  • Hence the lower nitrates are generally used, or such compounds as nitro-lignose, nitrated wood, &c., are used.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • In some, however, nitro-lignose or nitrated wood is used instead.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • She says creating the equivalent of a barrel of crude oil using lignose cellulose will cost

    iTnews Australia

  • We have the potential to grow a lot of lignose cellulose and we have a lot of land suitable for growing this fuel.

    iTnews Australia

  • She says these could easily be converted to use lignose cellulose, which is a raw material for creating bio fuels made from plant leaves and twigs.

    iTnews Australia

  • "We are also making fuels out of oils from oil seeds - like canola seeds - to make bio diesel but we also see great potential in the use of lignose cellulose, plant leaves, plant wood to convert that into bio fuels because there is just so much more of it and it grows so much faster with so much more bio mass in a shorter time.

    iTnews Australia


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