gelignite definition

  • noun:
    • An explosive combination composed of nitroglycerine, guncotton, wood pulp, and potassium nitrate.
    • An explosive mixture of nitroglycerine and nitrate consumed onto a base of timber pulp.
    • A trade-name for an explosive associated with dynamite course, composed of 65 elements of gelatin (96 percent, nitroglycerin and 4 per cent. nitrocotton) and 35 areas of dope (75 %. sodium nitrate, 1 %. salt carbonate, and 24 per cent. wood-pulp).
    • a kind of dynamite where nitroglycerin is consumed in a base of lumber pulp and salt or potassium nitrate
    • An explosive mixture composed of nitroglycerine, guncotton, wood pulp, and potassium nitrate.
    • An explosive mixture of nitroglycerine and nitrate absorbed onto a base of wood pulp.
    • A trade-name for an explosive for the dynamite course, consisting of 65 components of gelatin (96 %, nitroglycerin and 4 percent. nitrocotton) and 35 elements of dope (75 percent. salt nitrate, 1 %. salt carbonate, and 24 %. wood-pulp).
    • a form of dynamite when the nitroglycerin is consumed in a base of timber pulp and salt or potassium nitrate

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