nitrocellulose

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From nitro- +‎ cellulose.

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nitrocellulose ‎(countable and uncountable, plural nitrocelluloses)

  1. (organic chemistry) A cotton-like material, made from cellulose by the action of nitric and sulphuric acids, used in the manufacture of explosives, collodion etc.

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Noun[edit]

nitrocellulose f pl

  1. plural of nitrocellulosa