- pertaining to or noting debt that will probably not be repaid: toxic mortgages.
- pertaining to or noting a financial instrument or other asset that has no value or an unknown value because there is no market for it:toxic mortgage-backed securities.
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The hydrovac trucks generate potentially toxic slurry waste.The Mystery House: How a Suspicious Multimillion Dollar Real Estate Deal Is Connected to California’s Deadliest Fire|by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation|August 26, 2020|ProPublica
I also think that media buying has a very aggressive, toxic culture tied to it.
They require lots of energy and produce large volumes of toxic gas too, creating more pollution and leaving a large carbon footprint.We’re Using Microbes to Clean Up Toxic Electronic Waste. Here’s How|Sebastien Farnaud|August 20, 2020|Singularity Hub
A working sense of taste also helps protect us from eating something spoiled or toxic.Newly discovered cells in mice can sense four of the five tastes|Carolyn Wilke|August 13, 2020|Science News
Other MOFs can filter toxic chemicals from the air and then store them or help break them down.Here’s one way to harvest water right out of the air|Sid Perkins|April 24, 2020|Science News For Students
But it is not actually as toxic as it seems (although, admittedly, it does seem pretty toxic).
Infernal, it can cause fires and explosions; toxic, it can debilitate, poison, and kill.
But as her audience broadens, you have to wonder, is the big-time toxic to her art?
Republicans have a rare opportunity to implement policies that are truly compassionate and transcend toxic identity politics.
An autopsy found highly toxic cyanide levels in the blood of the not-so-dearly departed.
As he finds rag weed more toxic than the English timothy, his actual first dose is one-half of this theoretical dose.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
His experiments show that amorphous phosphorus was not toxic to animals.
As before, I see it turn brown and die on the spot, still half inside the toxic corpse.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
His constitution has never thrown off the malady resulting from this toxic (poisonous) agent.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The drowsy feeling which we experience in a crowded, ill-ventilated room is due entirely to the influence of these toxic gases.Nervous Breakdowns and How to Avoid Them|Charles David Musgrove