OTHER WORDS FROM nitrocelluloseni·tro·cel·lu·lo·sic, ni·tro·cel·lu·lous, adjective
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How to use nitrocellulose in a sentence
Contains nitrocellulose insoluble and soluble, metallic nitrates, and vaseline.
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
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
In fact, it would be impossible to use a smokeless powder made of pure nitrocellulose in big guns without the multi-perforations.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim