Schultze powder

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

Definition of Schultze powder

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of schultze powder

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


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