gelatin dynamite


Definition of gelatin dynamite

: a powerful water-resistant blasting explosive consisting of a jellylike mass of nitroglycerin and lower-nitrated cellulose nitrate incorporated with a base (as wood pulp mixed with sodium nitrate) — compare ammonia gelatin, blasting gelatin

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“Gelatin dynamite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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