noun[mass noun] Chemistry
- A form of nitrocellulose which is less highly nitrated and is soluble in ether and alcohol.More example sentences
- The process of pyroxylin gunpowder production is a complex multiphase chemical engineering process.
mid 19th century: from French pyroxyline, from Greek pur 'fire' + xulon 'wood'.
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