gun cotton

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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Gun cotton — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun Cotton — Raw cotton treated with a mixture of nitric acid and sulphuric acid produces this powerful explosive. When a light is applied it simply bums very rapidly. It only explodes with the aid of an initial explosion as provided by a detonator. The… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • GUN-COTTON —    a powerful explosive formed by the action of nitric or sulphuric acid on cotton or some similar vegetable fibre …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • gun cotton — noun Alternative name for nitrocellulose …   Wiktionary

  • gun cotton — (nitrocellulose)    The principal ingredient of single base and double base gunpowders. Also known as cellulose hexanitrate …   Forensic science glossary

  • gun-cotton — n. Pyroxyline …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gun-cotton — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gun — (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which throws or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun barrel — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun carriage — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun deck — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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