As I found it and stood up, William was standing next to me holding a length of cordite in his right hand, and some fairly evil looking mini-explosives in his left.
The engine came unglued and the cockpit filled up with smoke and the smell of cordite .
Sobrero's substance also found use as a key ingredient in two smokeless powders, ballistic and cordite , from which all modern bullets derive their construction.
The stench of cordite hanging in the air, burning my nostrils.
He also coinvented the explosive powder cordite and even worked in collaboration with legendary chemist Pierre Curie.
It is thought faulty cordite caused the series of explosions which tore through the ship, raining debris down up to four miles away.
I could smell grease and cordite and something else now - smoke!
I love the smell of burnt feathers and gunpowder and cordite !
One reader suggested that cordite and other chemicals released in the course of a high-powered conventional assault on the city could not be good for a person.
The stench filled the room, overwhelming even the acrid smell of cordite as I walked to the door, raised my rifle and for the first time in my life, I fired a weapon in anger.