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cellulose nitrate


cellulose nitrate

noun

Definition of CELLULOSE NITRATE

:  any of several esters of nitric acid formed by the action of nitric acid on cellulose (as paper, linen, or cotton) and used for making explosives, plastics, and varnishes—called also nitrocellulose; see guncotton, pyroxylin
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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