What is another word for gun cotton?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈʌn kˈɒtən] (IPA)

Gun cotton is a type of explosive made from nitrocellulose, also known as nitrate cotton or guncotton. It is commonly used as a propellant in firearms, and as an ingredient in rocket fuel and other industrial applications. Synonyms for the term "gun cotton" include nitrated cotton, nitrocellulose, nitric-cellulose, pyroxylin, and cellulose nitrate. Each of these synonyms refers to the same explosive substance, and they can be used interchangeably in most contexts. Whether you're a chemist working in a lab, or a gun enthusiast looking to expand your vocabulary, knowing these synonyms for gun cotton will help you communicate more effectively in your field.

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