Schultze powder


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

Word History


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

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“Schultze powder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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