antimonial wine, from half a teaspoonful to a dessertspoonful, is much preferable to tartar emetic and calomel.
To one ounce of the liquor, add eight drops of antimonial wine.
antimonial wine would have been much more humane and sufficiently effective.
The antimonial preparations that are now most in use are antimonial wine and tartar emetic.
At the close of hostilities there had accumulated in the United States large surplus stocks of antimony and antimonial materials.
Antimony finds a very large use in war times in the making of shrapnel bullets from antimonial lead.
These come mainly into the group of antimonial ores, with chlorides and sulphides also.
She had already sent Phebe for hot water; telling Emily to go to the medicine chest, and procure a bottle of antimonial wine.
An antimonial cup is included in the inventory of Samuel Seabury, who died 1680, and is valued at five shillings.
These flowers of Regulus of Antimony are very different from every other antimonial preparation.
brittle metallic element, early 15c., from Old French antimoine and directly from Medieval Latin antimonium, an alchemist's term (used 11c. by Constantinus Africanus), origin obscure, probably a Latinization of Greek stimmi "powdered antimony, black antimony" (a cosmetic used to paint the eyelids), from some Arabic word (cf. al 'othmud), unless the Arabic word is from the Greek or the Latin is from Arabic; probably ultimately from Egyptian stm "powdered antimony." In French folk etymology, anti-moine "monk's bane" (from moine).
As the name of a pure element, it is attested in English from 1788. Its chemical symbol Sb is for Stibium, the Latin name for "black antimony," which word was used also in English for "black antimony."
antimony an·ti·mo·ny (ān'tə-mō'nē)
An element having several allotropes, the most common of which is a brittle, silver-white crystalline metal. It is used in alloys and in flame-proofing compounds. Atomic number 51; atomic weight 121.76; melting point 630.6°C; boiling point 1,587°C; specific gravity 6.691; valence 3, 5.
A metalloid element having many forms, the most common of which is a hard, very brittle, shiny, blue-white crystal. It is used in a wide variety of alloys, especially with lead in car batteries, and in the manufacture of flameproofing compounds. Atomic number 51; atomic weight 121.76; melting point 630.5°C (1,167°F); boiling point 1,380°C (2,516°F); specific gravity 6.691; valence 3, 5. See Periodic Table.