: nitrocelluloseespecially: an explosive highly nitrated product used chiefly in smokeless powder
Examples of guncotton in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebWhen one of them is struck the glass receptacle is broken and the acids, flowing into a chamber containing chemicals, set up an action that explodes the guncotton.
Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 8 Apr. 2021 This fires the detonating charge, which in turn fires the main charge of guncotton.
Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 8 Apr. 2021
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