Definition of carbon disulfide in English:

carbon disulfide

Syllabification: car·bon di·sul·fide

noun

  • A colorless toxic flammable liquid used as a solvent, especially for rubber and sulfur, and in the manufacture of viscose rayon, cellophane, and carbon tetrachloride.
    • Chemical formula: CS2
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    • It is only slightly soluble in water, but it dissolves in many organic liquids, such as alcohol and carbon disulfide, to which it imparts a distinctive purple color.
    • Exposure to industrial or environmental chemicals such as carbon monoxide or carbon disulfide can also have this effect.
    • Gold surfaces are functionalized by stable dithiocarbamate ligands when exposed to carbon disulfide and secondary amines.

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