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mineral jelly

noun, Chemistry
1.
a gelatinous product made from petroleum, used to stabilize certain explosives.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for mineral jelly

mineral jelly

noun
1.
another name for petrolatum
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