Arsine vs Ursine - What's the difference?

arsine | ursine |


As a noun arsine

is (inorganic compound|uncountable) a compound of arsenic and hydrogen, ash3, a colorless and exceedingly poisonous gas, having an odor like garlic.

As a adjective ursine is

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bears.

arsine

English

Noun

  • (inorganic compound, uncountable) A compound of arsenic and hydrogen, AsH3, a colorless and exceedingly poisonous gas, having an odor like garlic.
  • (organic chemistry, countable) Any organic derivative of this compound, or of diarsane, triarsane etc.
  • Synonyms

    * arsane * arsenic trihydride * arseniuretted hydrogen * arsenous hydride * hydrogen arsenide

    Derived terms

    * trimethyl arsine * arsinic

    See also

    * arsane * arsonium * arsorane

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    ursine

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bears.
  • (entomology, of caterpillars) Covered in stiff bristles.
  • Derived terms

    * ursine baboon * ursine dasyure * ursine howler * ursine seal

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    Anagrams

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