from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various unstable acids of the form ROC(S)SH, in which R is usually an ethyl group or some other alkyl group.
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- noun chemistry any of a
classof organic sulphur- containingacids of general formulaROCS2H
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- noun any of a class of unstable organic acids containing sulphur
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From the yellow color of its salts.]
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