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smokeless powder

noun

Definition of SMOKELESS POWDER

:  any of a class of explosive propellants that produce comparatively little smoke on explosion and consist mostly of gelatinized nitrocellulose

First Known Use of SMOKELESS POWDER

1890

Rhymes with SMOKELESS POWDER

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