acar·​dite | \ əˈkärˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of acardite

: a crystalline compound (C6H5)2NCONH2 used as a stabilizer in smokeless powder; 1,1-diphenyl-urea

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First Known Use of acardite

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acardite

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“Acardite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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