ziram

ziram

[zahy-ram]
noun Chemistry.
a white crystalline powder, C 6 H 12 N 2 S 4 Zn, almost insoluble in water, soluble in acetone and chloroform: used as a fungicide and rubber accelerator.

Origin:
1945–50; zi(nc dimethyl dithioca)r(b)am(ate) an alternate chemical name

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