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Meaning of arsenic

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in
           manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and
           weed killer [syn: {arsenic}, {arsenic trioxide}, {arsenous
           anhydride}, {arsenous oxide}, {white arsenic}, {ratsbane}]
      2: 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 [syn: {arsenic}, {As}, {atomic
         number 33}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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