Meaning of NITROCELLULOSE in English


Pronunciation: - ' sel-y ə - ˌ l ō s, - ˌ l ō z

Function: noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1882

: any of several nitric-acid esters of cellulose used especially for making explosives, plastics, and varnishes

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