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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate.

Usage examples (35)
  • The two hijackers are armed with gelignite sticks.
  • "A whole box of gelignite, more like," said Frances.
  • To his horror, it contained two sticks of gelignite.
  • Delicately, Joe slid the buckskin noose over a brick of gelignite. for more
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