What does arsenical mean?

arsenical meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to or containing arsenic as arsenical vapor arsenical wall surface reports

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  • associated with or containing arsenic
  • a pesticide or medication containing arsenic
  • Of or pertaining to, or containing, arsenic; as, arsenical vapor; arsenical wall surface reports.

arsenical meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or regarding, or containing, arsenic; because, arsenical vapor; arsenical wall papers.

Sentence Examples with the word arsenical

It is obtained commercially by roasting arsenical pyrites in either a Brunton's or Oxland's rotatory calciner, the crude product being collected in suitable condensing chambers, and afterwards refined by resublimation, usually in reverberatory furnaces, the foreign matter being deposited in a long flue leading to the condensing chambers.

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