Meaning of thiram


Pronunciation: (thī'ram), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a white, crystalline compound, CHNS, insoluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol, soluble in benzene and acetone, used as a vulcanizer and accelerator for rubber and as a fungicide, bacteriostat, and seed disinfectant.
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