(not in technical usage) another name for carbon disulphide
It is insoluble in light petroleum, and but slightly soluble in ethyl acetate, water, or carbon bisulphide.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
The best is perhaps chloroform, and next to this carbon bisulphide.
Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting William T. Hornaday
One diagram illustrated the development in a particular county of the use of two bactericides, formalin and carbon bisulphide.
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
carbon bisulphide has been extensively used in California in the burrows of ground squirrels.
Plague Thomas Wright Jackson
Another substance much used for destroying insects or similar pests is carbon bisulphide.
The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings
There still remain the sulphuretted hydrogen and the carbon bisulphide, both of which are extremely offensive to the nostrils.
How it Works Archibald Williams
carbon bisulphide is an infallible poison and has no effect upon colours when used in a perfectly dry state.
The Preservation of Antiquities Friedrich Rathgen
In the latter reaction various other compounds, such as carbon dioxide, carbon bisulphide and hydrocyanic acid, are produced.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various
Another defect is the volatility and inflammability of carbon bisulphide.
The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics Franklin Beech
Cerous sulphide, Ce2S3, results on heating cerium with sulphur or cerium oxide in carbon bisulphide vapour.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7 Various
any of various finely divided forms of amorphous carbon prepared by the partial combustion of hydrocarbons, as of natural gas, or by charring wood, bones, or other plant or animal tissues: used in pigments, as reinforcing agents in the manufacture of rubber products, and as clarifying or filtering agents. Historical Examples Of course cotton sheeting […]
- Carbon brush
noun a small block of carbon used to convey current between the stationary and moving parts of an electric generator, motor, etc Historical Examples When replacing the block, care must be exercised in pushing the carbon brush into the socket. Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
the process of trapping carbon dioxide at its emission source, transporting it to a usually underground storage location, and isolating it there: New carbon capture technologies provide an additional weapon against global warming. Contemporary Examples The coal industry says carbon-capture technology is unproven and would make building new plants uneconomical. Obama Administration Issues New Rules […]
- Carbon copy
a duplicate of anything written or typed, made by using a photocopier or, formerly, by using carbon paper. Abbreviation: cc. a copy of an email or other electronic document that is sent to one or more people in addition to the primary addressee. Abbreviation: cc. a near or exact duplicate of a given person or […]