Words nearby nitrocellulose
OTHER WORDS FROM nitrocelluloseni·tro·cel·lu·lo·sic, ni·tro·cel·lu·lous, adjective
Examples from the Web for nitrocellulose
For ballistite the nitrocellulose is beaten up with nitroglycerine in water.
Noddite: a strip sporting-rifle powder containing nitroglycerine, nitrocellulose, mineral jelly.
These nitrates are variously known as nitrocellulose, pyroxylin, and gun cotton.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Nobel's invention, "cordite," is composed of nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose with a little mineral jelly or vaseline.Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
One of these dopes was nitrate in character and was made from nitrocellulose and certain wood-chemical solvents including alcohol.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell