Sulfur Meaning and Definition


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Sulfur meaning

Word: Sulfur

How to pronounce: ˈsʌlfə

Noun

Definitions:

1. The chemical element of atomic number 16, a yellow combustible nonmetal.The material of which hellfire and lightning were formerly believed to consist.A pale greenish-yellow color.

Example sentences: "We should use coal which contains less sulfur"

2. An American butterfly with predominantly yellow wings that may bear darker patches.

Example sentences: "Create a shallow puddle to attract swallowtails, blues, sulfurs and other butterflies that enjoy drinking at mud puddles."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Disinfect or fumigate with sulfur.

Example sentences: "Recent experiments suggest that sulphuring an inverted barrel but not bunging up results in a much lower level of volatile acids since bunging up creates a humid environment, ideal for the growth of bacteria."


Synonyms:

sulphur

sulfuric

sulphuric

brimstone

sulfurous

s

sulphurous

sulphide

sulfide


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Sulfur in Other Languages...

Spanish: Azufre

German: Schwefelhaltigen

French: Soufre

Italian: Zolfo

Turkish: Kükürt


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