Meaning of carbon disulfide

car'bon disul'fide

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  1. a clear, colorless or faintly yellow, poisonous, flammable liquid, CS, used chiefly in the manufacture of cellophane, viscose rayon, and pesticides and as a solvent for fats, resins, and rubber. Also called
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