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The older black powder emits relatively large quantities of whitish smoke.National Rifle Association of America’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Glossary, http://www.nraila.org/glossary.aspx?s=Glossary&st=&ps=. See also the definition of propellant in this Glossary.
Last updated on: 01 February 2014