carbon disulfide

noun

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

called also carbon bisulfide

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of carbon disulfide was in 1868

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“Carbon disulfide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbon%20disulfide. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

carbon disulfide

noun
: a colorless flammable poisonous liquid used especially to dissolve rubber and as an insecticide

called also carbon bisulfide

Medical Definition

carbon disulfide

noun
: 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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