adjective ar·sen·ic [ahr-sen-ik] /ɑrˈsɛn ɪk/
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Origin of arsenic
OTHER WORDS FROM arsenicnon·ar·sen·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for arsenic
Although Hain typically only tested its ingredients, not finished products, documents show that the company used many ingredients in its baby foods with as much as 309 ppb of arsenic.
The testing data shows that Hain used at least 24 ingredients that contained more than 100 ppb of arsenic.
Arsenic can also cause cardiovascular disease, which African-Americans have greater genetic susceptibility for, she said.The Congressman Fighting for More Arsenic in Drinking Water|Tim Mak|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Playing this season: Annie, Steel Magnolias, and Arsenic and Old Lace.16 Surprising Things Now More Expensive Than a Night on a Carnival Cruise|Kevin Fallon|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic has been used as a poisoning agent since the Middle Ages.No Answers in Death of Technician Linked to Andrew Breitbart|Christine Pelisek|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic, copper, lead and PCBs were found in the soil, sediment and water.
As (metallic) Arsenic:—Obtained by one of the processes already given.
Arsenic, ar′sen-ik, n. one of the chemical elements: a mineral poison: a soft, gray-coloured metal.
Arsenic and phosphoric acids interfere unless an excess of free hydrochloric or other acid is present.
Arsenic also occurs as a constituent of several comparatively rare minerals; and, as an impurity, it is very widely distributed.
Arsenic itself is volatile, and many of its compounds have the same property.