HyperDic: poisoning

English > 2 senses of the word poisoning:
NOUNstatepoisoning, toxic condition, intoxicationthe physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
actpoisoningthe act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
poisoning > pronunciation
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English > poisoning: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance.
Synonymstoxic condition, intoxication
Narroweralkali poisoningpoisoning resulting from the ingestion of an alkali compound (as lye or ammonia)
caffeinism, caffeine intoxicationpoisoning resulting from excessive intake of caffeine containing products
carbon monoxide poisoningA toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas
cyanide poisoningpoisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide
ergotismpoisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products
mercury poisoningA toxic condition caused by ingesting or inhaling mercury
naphthalene poisoningtoxic condition resulting from inhaling or ingesting naphthalene
nicotine poisoningtoxic condition caused by the ingestion or inhalation of large amounts of nicotine
ophidismpoisoning by snake venom
paraquat poisoningpoisoning caused by ingestion of paraquat
pesticide poisoningtoxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticide
salicylate poisoningpoisoning caused by the excessive ingestion of salicylates (usually aspirin)
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishintoxicación
Catalanenverinament
English > poisoning: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill.
NarrowergassingThe deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas
Broaderkilling, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
Spanishenvenenamiento
Catalanenverinament
Verbspoisonadminister poison to
poisonadd poison to
poisonkill with poison

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