maxim powder

maxim powder
порох на основе нитроцеллюлозы, нитроглицерина и касторового масла

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  • Maxim gun — An early Maxim gun in operation with the Royal Navy Type Heavy Machine Gun Place of origin …   Wikipedia

  • Maxim Gun —    , MAXIM SILENCER    There were three Maxims, all inventors. The elder Maxim, Sir Hiram Stevens (1840 1916), was born near Sangerville, Maine. He moved to England and became a naturalized British citizen. Between the years 1881 and 1884, he… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Maxim, Hudson — ▪ American inventor born Feb. 3, 1853, Orneville, Maine, U.S. died May 6, 1927, Landing Post Office, N.J.  American inventor of explosives (explosive) extensively used in World War I.       Maxim s study of chemistry at Wesleyan Seminary in Kent… …   Universalium

  • Maxim, Sir Hiram — ▪ American inventor born Feb. 5, 1840, Sangerville, Maine, U.S. died Nov. 24, 1916, London, Eng.       prolific inventor best known for the Maxim machine gun.       The eldest son of a farmer who was a locally notable mechanic, Maxim was… …   Universalium

  • Maxim,Sir Hiram Stevens — Max·im (măkʹsĭm), Sir Hiram Stevens. 1840 1916. American born British inventor of an automatic, recoil operated machine gun (1884), which was widely used during World War I. His brother Hudson (1853 1927) invented smokeless gun powder, and his… …   Universalium

  • MAXIM, HIRAM S. —    American inventor, born at Tangerville, Maine, U.S.; showed early a decided mechanical talent, and is best known in connection with the invention of the gun named after him, but among his other inventions are the smokeless powder, the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Maxim family — /ˈmæksəm/ (say maksuhm) noun a US British family of inventors of guns, etc. 1. Sir Hiram Stevens, 1840–1916, British inventor of the first automatic machine gun, born in the US. 2. his brother, Hudson, 1853–1927, US inventor of a smokeless cannon …  

  • Hiram Stevens Maxim — This article is about Hiram Stevens Maxim. For his son, automotive pioneer and co founder of the ARRL, see Hiram Percy Maxim. Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim Born February 5, 1840(1840 02 05) Sangerville, Maine …   Wikipedia

  • Smokeless powder — is the name given to a number of propellants used in firearms and artillery which produce negligible smoke when fired, unlike the older gunpowder (black powder) which they replaced. The basis of the term smokeless is that the combustion products… …   Wikipedia

  • put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry — Advice attributed to Oliver Cromwell (see quot. 1834), combining spiritual exhortation with the practical measure of making sure that one’s gunpowder is kept serviceable. The second half of the saying is often used allusively in the phrase to… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • QF 14 pounder Maxim-Nordenfelt naval gun — Infobox Weapon name=Ordnance QF 14 pounder caption=On HMVS Cerberus circa. 1900. Note fixed round cartridge with shell standing at gunner s feet in background. Photo courtesy of the Friends of the Cerberus at http://www.cerberus.com.au origin=UK… …   Wikipedia


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