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smokeless powder, Ballistite(noun)
an explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke; contains pyrocellulose and is used as a propellant
A smokeless propellant made from nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine, developed in the late 19th century.
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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