Nobel's invention, "cordite," is composed of nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose with a little mineral jelly or vaseline.
Noddite: a strip sporting-rifle powder containing nitroglycerine, nitrocellulose, mineral jelly.
For ballistite the nitrocellulose is beaten up with nitroglycerine in water.
These nitrates are variously known as nitrocellulose, pyroxylin, and gun cotton.
When cotton is plentiful, nitrocellulose is made as follows.
Flesh splits of hides are simply stuck together with a collodion or nitrocellulose solution.
Collodion is a solution of nitrocellulose in a mixture of alcohol and ether.
One of these dopes was nitrate in character and was made from nitrocellulose and certain wood-chemical solvents including alcohol.
A motion-picture film is a thin ribbon of transparent pyroxylin plastic or nitrocellulose, which is highly inflammable.
nitrocellulose ni·tro·cel·lu·lose (nī'trō-sěl'yə-lōs', -lōz')
See cellulose nitrate.