: a dynamite in which the adsorbent base is largely potassium nitrate or a similar nitrate usually with some wood pulp
Examples of gelignite in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAs our special report on migration this week notes, in most rich countries immigration is political gelignite.
The Economist, 15 Nov. 2019
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