Schultze powder

noun
Schult·​ze powder | \ ˈshu̇|ltsə-, ˈshü| \

Definition of Schultze powder

: a propellant of the smokeless powder type consisting essentially of nitrated pellets of wood impregnated with barium nitrate and potassium nitrate

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History and Etymology for Schultze powder

after Edward Schultze, 19th century German chemist who invented it

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“Schultze powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schultze%20powder. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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