corrosive sublimate

noun

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corrosive sublimate was circa 1747

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“Corrosive sublimate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corrosive%20sublimate. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

corrosive sublimate

noun
: a poisonous chloride of mercury used to kill germs and fungi and in photography

Medical Definition

corrosive sublimate

noun
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