smokeless and even noiseless powders seem to have been sought for during the whole gunpowder period.
smokeless explosions may be possible now, but we did not then know how to do any better.
If light can be seen in any of the grooves around the bullet, it is too small for smokeless powder.
In his hand were a dozen little .22 long, soft-nosed, smokeless cartridges.
A hard quality of smokeless coal has recently been discovered in western Japan.
It is merely a bright, pinkish flare, like that made by smokeless rifle-powder.
smokeless powder is hardly “tell-tale” enough for movie work.
His weapon, silent and smokeless, had an effect of horrible deadliness.
Over the smokeless town the sky began to glow clear and brilliant.
This is fatal to accuracy, especially when smokeless powder is used.