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Synonyms for sulfur
ˈsʌl fərsul·fur

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. sulfuradjective

    A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.


Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16verb

    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)

    due south, entropy, southward, sec, reciprocal ohm, south, second, siemens, atomic number 16, randomness, sulphur, mho

  2. sulphur, sulfurverb

    treat with sulphur in order to preserve

    "These dried fruits are sulphured"


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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sulfur":

    sulphur, brimstone, sulphide, sulfide, sulphuric

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD5.0 / 1 vote

  1. sulfur


  2. Sulfur

    Brimstone, flowers of sulfur, sulphur

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  1. Wendy Stovall:

    The people that are choosing to stay there are really putting themselves at risk from the sulfur dioxide, it's at lethal concentration.

  2. David Blewett:

    Based on the abundances that were measured, it seems likely that it is a sulfur compound that is being destroyed and lost to space in the locations where hollows are forming.

  3. Andy Lipow:

    The industry is concerned about these different types of very low-sulfur fuel oil concoctions, that when blended meet specifications, but when mixed together may all of a sudden be off specification.

  4. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    Chemical weapons continue to pose a threat in Syria and Iraq, iSIL has also used toxic chemicals in Iraq and Syria, including the blister agent Sulfur Mustard. ( It's) the first time an extremist group has produced and used a chemical warfare agent in an attack since Aum Shinrikyo used sarin in Japan in 1995.

  5. Deborah Marshall:

    The fuel costs to operate on LNG is approximately half of what it cost to operate on ultra-low sulfur marine diesel.

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