carbon disulfide

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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.
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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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