ethion
noun Etymology: blend of eth- and thion- Date: circa 1960 a toxic organophosphate C9H22O4P2S4 used as an insecticide and acaricide

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  • Ethion — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Ethion Andere Namen Methylen S,S …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ethion — eth·i·on (ĕthʹē ŏn ) n. A highly toxic, liquid organophosphate pesticide, C9H22O4P2S3.   [ethyl + thion .] * * * …   Universalium

  • ethion — noun An organophosphate insecticide, [(dethoxyphosphinothioylthio)methylthio] diethoxy thioxophosphorane …   Wiktionary

  • ethion — eth·i·on …   English syllables

  • ethion — ˈethēˌän noun ( s) Etymology: blend of eth and thion : an organophosphate C9H22O4P2S4 used especially as an insecticide and acaricide …   Useful english dictionary

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