Definition of Guncottons

1. guncotton [n] - See also: guncotton



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guncottons

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guncotton
guncottons (current term)
gundalow
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Literary usage of Guncottons

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"guncottons are examined for degree of nitration by the ... Ordinary guncottons seldom contain more than 13% of nitrogen, and in most cases the amount docs ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Ordinary guncottons seldom contain more than 13% of nitrogen, ... guncottons are usually tested by the Abel heat test for stability (see CORDITE). ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"All the smokeless powders, of which gelatinized guncottons or nitrated celluloses are the base, are moulded into some con- ..."

4. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"guncottons. In general, however, guncotton is the name applied to the highest forms of cellulose nitration—products containing nitrogen in excess of 13%, ..."

5. Notes on Military Explosives by Erasmus Morgan Weaver (1912)
"In general terms it may be said that the guncottons resulted from mixtures ... The guncottons correspond to nitrocellulose, having a nitrogen content above ..."

6. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1910)
"It is specially useful for the analysis of guncottons that have not yet undergone purification by boiling, ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"... and upwards is not soluble in a mixture ol two parts ether and one part alcohol, and yet all these guncottons tested were practically entirely soluble. ..."

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