Origin of melinite
Examples from the Web for melinite
Explosive shells of melinite are the leading idea in France.
That shell will be cherished after extraction of its fuse and melinite charge.Four Months Besieged|H. H. S. Pearse
The British call theirs "lyddite," the French "melinite" and the Japanese "shimose."Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
Cellars may give protection from fire or melinite; but they are worse than death traps against the heavy fumes of poisonous gas.America's War for Humanity|Thomas Herbert Russell
With melinite you know the worst at once; it doesn't hang round like boxes of ammunition, for instance.