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n. - A colorless syrupy solution of pyroxylin in ether and alcohol.

Usage examples (34)
  • The collodion is dried with a small air compressor.
  • The solution of the soluble varieties in ether-alcohol is known as collodion, which finds many applications in the arts.
  • Some operators recommend a coating of flexible collodion, that is, prepared with castor oil, for the purpose in question.
  • The solution of the pyroxyline nitrates in ether and alcohol is known as collodion, and is used in photography and in medical and surgical work. for more
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