cellulose nitrate definition by Webster's New World
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cellulose nitrate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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cellulose nitrate - Medical Definition
A pulpy or cottonlike polymer derived from cellulose treated with sulfuric and nitric acids and used in the manufacture of explosives and plastics. Also called nitrocellulose.