Origin of guncotton
Examples from the Web for guncotton
Some two hours later, having prepared a large charge of guncotton, we went below and laid it.Fighting the Boche Underground|Harry Davis Trounce
These are crumbling in places, and the Pioneers might destroy the bastion and breach the wall with a bag or two of guncotton.The Unveiling of Lhasa|Edmund Candler
Guncotton is made by immersing cleaned and dried cotton waste in a mixture of strong nitric and sulphuric acids.
The guncotton is made by treating flax or cotton waste with sulphuric and nitric acids.The Boy's Book of New Inventions|Harry E. Maule
It is made of guncotton and nitroglycerine and acetone is one of the chemicals required in its manufacture.