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gunpaper

[guhn-pey-per] /ˈgʌnˌpeɪ pər/
noun, Military
1.
a type of paper treated with nitric acid so that it has a composition similar to that of guncotton.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; gun1 + paper
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gunpaper

/ˈɡʌnˌpeɪpə/
noun
1.
a cellulose nitrate explosive made by treating paper with nitric acid
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