carbon-disulfide

carbon disulfide

noun
a clear, colorless or faintly yellow, poisonous, flammable liquid, CS 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of cellophane, viscose rayon, and pesticides and as a solvent for fats, resins, and rubber.
Also called carbon bisulfide.


Origin:
1865–70

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carbon disulfide

noun
a toxic colorless flammable liquid (CS2); used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane and carbon tetrachloride and as a solvent for rubber 
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