dualin definition

  • noun:
    • An explosive material consisting basically of sawdust or wood pulp saturated with nitroglycerin and comparable substances.
    • An explosive compound consisting really of sawdust or wood pulp, saturated with nitroglycerin as well as other comparable nitro compounds. It really is inferior incomparison to dynamite, and is more liable to explosion.
    • a combination of 30 components of good sawdust, 20 of saltpeter, and 50 of nitroglycerin, utilized as an explosive. Also called dualin-dynamite.
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