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English noun: sulphur

1. sulphur (substance) an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)


Synonymsatomic number 16, S, sulfur


Broader (hypernym)chemical element, element


Narrower (hyponym)brimstone, native sulfur, native sulphur


Substance meronymoil of vitriol, sulfide, sulfuric acid, sulphide, sulphuric acid, vitriol


English verb: sulphur

1. sulphur (change) treat with sulphur in order to preserve


SamplesThese dried fruits are sulphured.


Synonymssulfur


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat









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