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Definition 1: a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for nitrocotton in the sense of this definition

(nitrocotton is a kind of ...) any ester of cellulose with an acid

(nitrocotton is a kind of ...) any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)

(... is a kind of nitrocotton ) nitrocellulose containing less nitrogen than guncotton; used in making smokeless powder

(... is a kind of nitrocotton ) highly flammable nitrocellulose used in making collodion and plastics and lacquers

(... is made of the substance nitrocotton) mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin

(... is made of the substance nitrocotton) explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords

(... is made of the substance nitrocotton) highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics

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