Ballistite


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Synonyms for Ballistite

an explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke

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The barrel's integral grenade launching rings were designed for use with Swiss rifle grenades, fired by means of a ballistite (blank) cartridge, that were common at the time.
It fired a cylindrical bomb without stabilizing fins and with a 12-gauge shorshell at the rear filled with Ballistite.
First made in 1887, Ballistite consisted of 40% nitroglycerine and 60% nitrocellulose.