carbon disulfide

noun

Definition of carbon disulfide

: a colorless flammable poisonous liquid CS2 used as a solvent for rubber and as an insect fumigant

called also carbon bisulfide

First Known Use of carbon disulfide

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Carbon disulfide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbon%20disulfide. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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carbon disulfide

noun

Medical Definition of carbon disulfide

: a colorless flammable poisonous liquid CS2 used as a solvent for rubber and as an insect fumigant

called also carbon bisulfide

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