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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A poisonous, hygroscopic, white, translucent crystalline compound, H3AsO4, occurring chiefly in its hemihydrate form, used to manufacture arsenates and glass, and in treating wood.

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  • noun inorganic chemistry A poisonous, white crystalline compound, H3AsO4, formed from arsenic pentoxide and water; it has the same structure as phosphoric acid, and is used in the manufacture of arsenates.

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  • noun an acid formed from arsenic pentoxide

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