corrosive sublimate


noun

Chemistry Now Rare. mercuric chloride.

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Origin of corrosive sublimate

First recorded in 1700–10

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British Dictionary definitions for corrosive sublimate

corrosive sublimate

noun

another name for mercuric chloride
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