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.
highly flammable nitrocellulose used in making collodion and plastics and lacquers
See " NITROCELLULOSE."
see Cellulose Nitrate.
Paint or varnish binder, also called pyroxylin or nitrocellulose, which is composed from a nitric acid reaction with cellulose fibers.