Definition of corrosive sublimate in English:
Another term for mercuric chloride.
- It was nearly a year ago when you handled this; but corrosive sublimate is always dangerous.
- It is always advisable to use earthenware vessels; indeed, this is necessary, as corrosive sublimate acts upon metals.
- Paste made with alum will keep about a fortnight, but can be kept longer by the addition of corrosive sublimate in the proportion of one part of corrosive sublimate to a thousand parts of paste.
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