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  • noun (Chem.) A sulphide having two atoms of sulphur in the molecule; a disulphide, as in iron pyrites, FeS2; -- less frequently called bisulphuret.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of bisulfide.


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  • The transparent bisulphide, which is highly pervious to invisible heat, exercises on it the same absorption as the perfectly opaque solution.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • The "sulphur compounds" of coal-gas, however, consist mainly of carbon bisulphide, which is certainly not the chief "sulphur compound" in acetylene, even if present to any appreciable extent.]

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • A solution of iodine in carbon bisulphide, on the other hand, completely blocks light, but is quite transparent to heat.

    First Men in the Moon

  • _Oxonite_, consisting of picric and nitric acids; and _Panclastite_, a name given to various mixtures, proposed by M. Turpin, such as liquid nitric peroxide, with bisulphide of carbon, benzol, petroleum, ether, or mineral oils.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • If camphor is present, it can be extracted with bisulphide of carbon after the material has been treated with ether-alcohol.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • The flask and its contents are heated on the water bath at 100° C. with constant attention, until the last traces of the carbon bisulphide have distilled away.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • This is rapidly effected as follows: -- Twelve grms. of iodine are gradually added to a solution of 2 grms. of phosphorus in about 15 or 20 c.c. of bisulphide of carbon, this solution being contained in a flask of 250 c.c. capacity.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Let the weight of the extract, freed from ether-alcohol before treatment with bisulphide of carbon, equal A, and the weight of extract after treatment with CS_ {2} and evaporation of the same equal B; and weight of the residue which is left after evaporation of the CS_ {2} and the camphor in solution equal C, the percentage of camphor will be A - B - C.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Porous cakes, or lumps of chlorate of potash, exploded violently with bisulphide of carbon, nitro-benzol, carbonic acid, sulphur, benzene, and mixtures of these substances.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • The bisulphide solution is decanted, or poured into a separating funnel and separated from the nitro-glycerine.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise


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