Definition of Gelignites
1. gelignite [n] - See also: gelignite
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Literary usage of Gelignites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1922)
"gelignites and gelatin dynamites are prepared by making a thinner jelly — containing lower ratios of nitrocellulose — and incorporating therein a mixture of ..."
2. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"... -gelignites in normal use and the price of explosives is an important factor in the cost of hard-rock mining. An alternative suggestion is a granular ..."
3. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"... dynamites are called gelignites, and are often formed of 05 per cent, of the gum and 35 per cent, of absorbents (75 per cent, nitre, 24 per cent, ..."
4. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"... forming the dynamites, gelatins, gelignites and similar propellent and eruptive compounds, are detailed in the processes evolved by S. Adde,1 U. Alvisi ..."
5. A Short Account of Explosives by Arthur Marshall (1917)
"Blasting gelatine contains just about enough oxygen for complete combustion, and British gelatine dynamites and gelignites usually have a slight excess. ..."
6. The Principles and Practice of Coal Mining by James Tonge (1906)
"Many explosives, however, such as gelignites, are not affected by water, and it isonly necessary to push the detonator into the semi-plastic explosive. ..."