Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., a compound derived from the union of carbon disulphid with the monosulphid of a strongly electropositive metal or radical: as, potassium thiocarbonate, K2CS3, analogous to potassium carbonate. K2CO3, but containing sulphur in place of oxygen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A sulphocarbonate.

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  • noun inorganic chemistry Any anion formally derived from a carbonate by replacing one or more oxygen atoms with sulfur; any salt containing such an anion

Etymologies

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thio- +‎ carbonate

Examples

  • [6] Other forms of cellulose were also examined -- for example, pinewood cellulose -- and the substances separated from solution as thiocarbonate

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • In 1892, Cross and Bevan patented the preparation of a new and curious compound of cellulose, the thiocarbonate (1) (2) (3).

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

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