gun·cot·ton noun \-ˌkä-tən\
: nitrocellulose; especially : an explosive highly nitrated product used chiefly in smokeless powder
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gun·cot·ton noun \ˈgən-ˌkät-ən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: any of various cellulose nitrates; especially : an explosive consisting of a higher-nitrated product (as one containing at least 13.2 percent nitrogen)
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