Pyroxylin : Definition

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Definitions of Pyroxylin

Pronunciation : Py*rox"y*lin
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: 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.

(Chem.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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