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carbon bisulphide

(not in technical usage) another name for carbon disulphide
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  • It is insoluble in light petroleum, and but slightly soluble in ethyl acetate, water, or carbon bisulphide.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
  • The best is perhaps chloroform, and next to this carbon bisulphide.

  • One diagram illustrated the development in a particular county of the use of two bactericides, formalin and carbon bisulphide.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • carbon bisulphide has been extensively used in California in the burrows of ground squirrels.

    Plague Thomas Wright Jackson
  • Another substance much used for destroying insects or similar pests is carbon bisulphide.

    The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings
  • There still remain the sulphuretted hydrogen and the carbon bisulphide, both of which are extremely offensive to the nostrils.

    How it Works Archibald Williams
  • carbon bisulphide is an infallible poison and has no effect upon colours when used in a perfectly dry state.

  • In the latter reaction various other compounds, such as carbon dioxide, carbon bisulphide and hydrocyanic acid, are produced.

  • Another defect is the volatility and inflammability of carbon bisulphide.

  • Cerous sulphide, Ce2S3, results on heating cerium with sulphur or cerium oxide in carbon bisulphide vapour.

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