arseniasis ar·se·ni·a·sis (är’sə-nī’ə-sĭs)
Chronic arsenical poisoning. Also called arsenicalism.
- Arsenic acid
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, H 3 AsO 4 ⋅½H 2 O, used chiefly in the manufacture of arsenates. Historical Examples arsenic acid (AsO5) is a white mass, which readily absorbs moisture and dissolves. A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe Anonymous noun a white poisonous soluble crystalline solid used in […]
- Arsenic disulfide
an orange-red, water-insoluble, poisonous powder, As 4 S 4 , As 2 S 2 , or AsS, used chiefly in the manufacture of fireworks.
- Arsenic hour
noun the time of day when both children and parents have come home but dinner has not yet been served, seen as being difficult due to everyone being tired and hungry Examples ‘Arsenic hour’ was first used as a play on the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “The Children’s Hour.”
- Arsenic trichloride
a colorless or yellow, oily, poisonous liquid, AsCl 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of organic arsenicals.