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  1. smokeless powder, Ballistite(noun)

    an explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke; contains pyrocellulose and is used as a propellant

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  1. ballistite(Noun)

    A smokeless propellant made from nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine, developed in the late 19th century.

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  1. Ballistite

    Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.

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