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1. arsenic

noun. ['ˈɑːrsənɪk'] a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer.

Synonyms

  • trioxide
  • arsenous anhydride
  • arsenous oxide
  • arsenic trioxide
  • ratsbane

Etymology

  • arsenik (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • arsenic (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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How do you pronounce arsenic?

Pronounce arsenic as ˈɑrsənɪk.

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Example sentences of the word arsenic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Also, arsenic has been found in brown rice syrup and food products sweetened with them.

2. Adjective
For older pressure-treated lumber that contains arsenic, follow certain safety precautions to protect your pets.

2. arsenic

noun. ['ˈɑːrsənɪk'] a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar.

Synonyms

  • realgar
  • element
  • arsenopyrite
  • weedkiller
  • weed killer
  • insect powder
  • insecticide
  • chemical element
  • orpiment
  • atomic number 33
  • As
  • herbicide

Antonyms

  • curve

Etymology

  • arsenik (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • arsenic (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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