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gelatin dynamite

noun
1.
a high explosive consisting of a gelatinized mass of nitroglycerin with cellulose nitrate added.
Also called gelignite, nitrogelatin.
Origin of gelatin dynamite
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • A little way removed, and under the bench, was a fifty-pound can of gelatin dynamite.

    Dynamite Stories Hudson Maxim

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