Associations to the word «Toxic»


TOXIC, adjective. (toxicology) Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.
TOXIC DEBT, noun. (finance) Debt acquired through normal financial transactions which later proves to have little or no actual value
TOXIC DEBTS, noun. Plural of toxic debt
TOXIC OIL SYNDROME, noun. An unusual disease that broke out in Spain in 1981, resembling a lung infection but unaffected by antibiotics, caused by the consumption of imported rapeseed oil, intended for industrial use, that had been sold as olive oil.
TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME, noun. (pathology) An acute infection by Staphylococcus bacteria, characterised by sudden high fever, muscle aches, joint pain, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and fainting, abbreviated TSS.
TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROMES, noun. Plural of toxic shock syndrome
TOXIC WASTE, noun. Any waste that can cause death or injury to living creatures, especially poisonous chemical compounds
TOXIC WASTES, noun. Plural of toxic waste

Dictionary definition

TOXIC, adjective. Of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances".

Wise words

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Baruch Spinoza