sugar of lead

lead acetate.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Sugar of lead — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sugar of lead — Lead Lead (l[e^]d), n. [OE. led, leed, lead, AS. le[ a]d; akin to D. lood, MHG. l[=o]t, G. loth plummet, sounding lead, small weight, Sw. & Dan. lod. [root]123.] 1. (Chem.) One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sugar of lead — n LEAD ACETATE …   Medical dictionary

  • sugar of lead — n. LEAD ACETATE …   English World dictionary

  • sugar of lead — švino(II) acetatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃COO)₂Pb atitikmenys: angl. lead acetate; lead sugar; sugar of lead rus. свинца ацетат; свинцовый сахар ryšiai: sinonimas – švino cukrus …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sugar of lead — lead acetate …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • sugar of lead — /led/, Chem. See lead acetate. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • sugar of lead — noun a trivial name of lead acetate; due to its sweetish taste …   Wiktionary

  • sugar of lead — noun Chemistry, dated lead acetate, a soluble white crystalline salt …   English new terms dictionary

  • sugar of lead — Acetate of lead …   New dictionary of synonyms

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