Noun(1) explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum
(1) It is thought faulty cordite caused the series of explosions which tore through the ship, raining debris down up to four miles away.(2) In the munitions factories, great care was needed not to cause any sparks while making cordite using nitroglycerin - and the workers also needed to be sober.(3) The stench of cordite hanging in the air, burning my nostrils.(4) People heard the explosion, said they could smell cordite in the air.(5) The engine came unglued and the cockpit filled up with smoke and the smell of cordite .(6) As I found it and stood up, William was standing next to me holding a length of cordite in his right hand, and some fairly evil looking mini-explosives in his left.(7) In an old box used to transport artillery shells, the soldiers found strips of highly explosive cordite that had been emptied out of artillery shells.(8) There are still traces of the Volnay's cargo of munitions scattered about the hold areas: rusting steel warheads, balls of lead shot and sticks of cordite looking like wholemeal spaghetti.(9) One reader suggested that cordite and other chemicals released in the course of a high-powered conventional assault on the city could not be good for a person.(10) The stench filled the room, overwhelming even the acrid smell of cordite as I walked to the door, raised my rifle and for the first time in my life, I fired a weapon in anger.(11) And though American males have long been associated with guns, we in Britain tend to forget that women in America are equally seduced by cold steel and cordite .(12) I could smell grease and cordite and something else now - smoke!(13) I love the smell of burnt feathers and gunpowder and cordite !(14) Just to starboard is a tangled pile of cordite , a propellant for the shells.(15) Sobrero's substance also found use as a key ingredient in two smokeless powders, ballistic and cordite , from which all modern bullets derive their construction.(16) He also coinvented the explosive powder cordite and even worked in collaboration with legendary chemist Pierre Curie.
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