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mineral jelly

noun Chemistry.
  1. a gelatinous product made from petroleum, used to stabilize certain explosives.
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Origin of mineral jelly

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for mineral jelly

mineral jelly

noun
  1. another name for petrolatum
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