HyperDic: gelignite

English > 1 sense of the word gelignite:
NOUNartifactgelignite, gellya type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate
English > gelignite: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate.
Synonymgelly
BroaderdynamiteAn explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Spanishgelignita
Catalangelignita, gelinita

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