What does arsenic trioxide mean?

arsenic trioxide meaning in General Dictionary

a white powdered toxic trioxide of arsenic; utilized in manufacturing glass so that as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer

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Realgar occurs native in orange prisms of specific gravity 3.5; it is prepared artificially by fusing together arsenic and sulphur, but the resulting products vary somewhat in composition; it is readily fusible and sublimes unchanged, and burns on heating in a current of oxygen, forming arsenic trioxide and sulphur dioxide.

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