from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cellulose nitrate used as a component of smokeless powder.
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- n. nitrocellulose (cellulose nitrate) used in the manufacture of smokeless powder
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- n. nitrocellulose containing less nitrogen than guncotton; used in making smokeless powder
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