Definition of Lead arsenate

1. Noun. A poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide.

Generic synonyms: Insect Powder, Insecticide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lead Arsenate

lead-acid accumulator
lead-acid battery
lead-pipe cinch
lead-pipe rigidity
lead acetate
lead anaemia
lead arsenate (current term)
lead astray
lead bank
lead by the nose
lead carbonate
lead character
lead chromate
lead colic
lead dog
lead down a garden path
lead encephalitis
lead encephalopathy
lead fiddle
lead gout

Literary usage of Lead arsenate

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"... that these two compounds are the main components present in ordinary commercial lead arsenate; that lead pyro- arsenate may possibly be present in the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"A new basic lead arsenate has been prepared. The authors believe that lead ortho-arsenate is not a constituent of the ordinary commercial salts used as ..."

3. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"It was tested as a summer spray on apples in combination with lead arsenate, with which it almost invariably produced very severe scorching of the foliage. ..."

4. Annual Report by Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (1910)
"we find Paris green, London purple, arsenate of lead, arsenate of soda, ... To be of standard strength, lead arsenate must contain, not more than 50 per ..."

5. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"It is estimated in germicides, disinfectants, and insecticides—Paris green, lead arsenate, zinc arsenite. Traces are looked for in food products and in ..."

6. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"lead arsenate is a stomach poison. with very little contact activity when used on ... Calcium arsenate is more effective than lead arsenate in combating the ..."

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