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NOUN (1)

1. highly flammable nitrocellulose used in making collodion and plastics and lacquers;
[syn: pyroxylin, pyroxyline]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

pyroxylin \py*rox"y*lin\, n. (Chem.) A substance resembling gun cotton in composition and properties, but distinct in that it is more highly nitrified and is soluble in alcohol, ether, etc.; -- called also pyroxyle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pyroxylin n 1: highly flammable nitrocellulose used in making collodion and plastics and lacquers [syn: pyroxylin, pyroxyline]