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carbon disulfide

n.
A clear, flammable liquid, CS2, used to manufacture viscose rayon and cellophane, as a solvent for fats, rubber, resins, waxes, and sulfur, and in matches, fumigants, and pesticides.

car′bon disul′fide


n.
a clear flammable liquid, CS2, used in making cellophane, rayon, and pesticides and as a solvent.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.carbon disulfide - a toxic colorless flammable liquid (CS2); used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane and carbon tetrachloride and as a solvent for rubber
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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The planned scope of services related to the preparation phase and investigation of contaminated building materials, soils, waters and waste as part of a demolition action on, among other things loaded with carbon disulfide industrial area VISKOSE in the Industrial Park Premnitz.
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3 (wherein R represents an alkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a phenyl group or a cycloalkyl group), and carbon disulfide present in the resulting polymerization reaction mixture, thereby subjecting the 1,3-butadiene to 1,2-polymerization; and (b) cispolybutadiene obtained by a step of adding the foregoing cis-l,4-polymerization catalyst, thereby subjecting the 1,3-butadiene to cis-l,4-polymerization anda rubber composition containing the resulting rubber.
The current crisis with defective Chinese drywall that is diffusing low levels of sulfur compounds like hydrogen sulfide, carbonyl sulfide, carbon disulfide and others creates a serious concern as to the method of remediation.
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The factory to produce viscose fiber for textiles and non woven fabrics is equipped with supporting facilities including a 12-megawatt power plant, a sulfuric acid plant with a capacity of 300 tons per day and a carbon disulfide (CS2) factory using environmentally friendly feedstock natural gas.
The use of three types of columns enabled the resolution of the early eluting sulfur compounds, such as hydrogen sulfide, methanethiol, carbon disulfide and dimethyl sulfide.
The process turns the woody fiber into the super-soft fabric buyers associate with bamboo, but it also requires carbon disulfide and bleaching to achieve--all chemicals linked to serious health problems.
Jean-Martin Charcot for carbon disulfide neurotoxicity), to multiple pitiable descriptions of the victims of industrial progress (e.