Sentence Examples

  • In Germany, the use of duty-free spirit is only allowed to state and municipal hospitals, and state scientific institutions, and for the manufacture of fulminates, fuzes and smokeless powders.
  • This work to an important extent prepared the way for the "smokeless powders" which came into general use towards the end of the 19th century; cordite, the particular form adopted by the British government in 1891, was invented jointly by him and Professor James Dewar.
  • It readily inflames, burning with a blue smokeless flame, and producing water and carbon dioxide, with the evolution of great.
  • Smokeless powder also made rapid firing a possibility and a necessity.