mineral jelly

noun

Definition of mineral jelly

: a semisolid substance from petroleum that is similar to but cruder than petrolatum and that is used as a stabilizer in explosives

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“Mineral jelly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mineral%20jelly. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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