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nitrocotton

[nahy-troh-kot-n] /ˌnaɪ troʊˈkɒt n/
noun, Chemistry
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; nitro- + cotton
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  • Purification is accomplished by boiling, beating and poaching the nitrocotton fibers in acidic and basic aqueous solutions.

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