phorate
noun Etymology: phosphorus + thioate salt of a thio acid Date: 1959 a very toxic organophosphate systemic insecticide C7H17O2PS3

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  • Phorate — Général Nom IUPAC diéthoxy (éthylsulfanylméthylsulfanyl) sulfanylidén λ5 phosphane Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phorate — /fawr ayt, fohr /, n. Chem. a systemic insecticide, C7H17O2PS3, used esp. as a soil treatment for the control of numerous crop damaging insects. [1955 60; prob. by shortening of the name of one of its chemical components, (phos)phor(odithio)ate;… …   Universalium

  • phorate — noun An organophosphorus compound with chemical formula CHO, used as a pesticide …   Wiktionary

  • phorate — phor·ate …   English syllables

  • phorate — pho•rate [[t]ˈfɔr eɪt, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. agr. chem. pes a systemic insecticide, C7H17O2PS3, used esp. as a soil treatment • Etymology: 1955–60; prob. by shortening of the name of one of its chemical components, (phos)phor(odithio)ate …   From formal English to slang

  • phorate — ˈfō(ə)rˌāt, ˈfȯ( noun ( s) Etymology: phosphor + thionate : a very toxic organophosphate systemic insecticide C7H17O2PS3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insecticide — For other uses, see Insecticide (disambiguation). An insecticide is a pesticide used against insects. They include ovicides and larvicides used against the eggs and larvae of insects respectively. Insecticides are used in agriculture, medicine,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Parathion — IUPAC name O,O Diethyl O (4 nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate …   Wikipedia

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