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- n. Plural form of nitrocellulose.
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This particular effect of stabilisation appears, therefore, to depend upon the combination of certain acid products present in ordinary nitrocelluloses with metallic oxides.
In further confirmation of the conclusion from these results, viz. that the nitrocelluloses with no tendency to combine with PbO are associated with acid products or by-products of the ester reaction combining with the oxide, the lead reagent was allowed to react in the presence of 90 p.ct. acetone.
'Artificial silks' obtained from the nitrocelluloses.
The nitrocelluloses are all highly inflammable bodies, the more highly nitrated burning with explosive force.
The products formed by the action of nitric acid are usually considered to be nitrocelluloses.