Meaning of GELIGNITE in English



Pronunciation: ' je-lig- ˌ n ī t

Function: noun

Etymology: gel atin + Latin ign is fire + English -ite ― more at IGNEOUS

Date: 1889

: a dynamite in which the adsorbent base is largely potassium nitrate or a similar nitrate usually with some wood pulp

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