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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element v. - Treat with a nonmetallic multivalent tasteless odorless water-insoluble element in order to preserve.

Usage examples (31)
  • The rocks at the Yukaton are very very rich in sulphur and close to the surface.
  • We have pyrites, hence sulphur, and sulphur is the foundation of sulphuric or sulphurous acids.
  • The presence of sulphur is shown by the unmistakable, and any thing but fragrant smell of the vapour.
  • In spite of that, the element sulphur is of vital importance, and it has many functions in the living organism. for more
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