HyperDic: cordite

English > 1 sense of the word cordite:
NOUNartifactcorditeexplosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords
English > cordite: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningexplosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords.
Broaderexplosive compoundA compound that is explosive
Substancescellulose nitrate, nitrocellulose, guncotton, nitrocottonA nitric acid ester
nitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrospan, NitrostatA heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid / liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol
petrolatum, petroleum jelly, mineral jellyA semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum
Spanishcordita
Catalancordita

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