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Synonyms for sulphur
ˈsʌl fərsul·phur

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Princeton's WordNet

  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)

    Synonyms:
    due south, entropy, southward, sec, reciprocal ohm, south, second, siemens, sulfur, atomic number 16, randomness, mho

  2. sulphur, sulfurverb

    treat with sulphur in order to preserve

    "These dried fruits are sulphured"

    Synonyms:
    sulfur

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sulphurnoun

    Synonyms:
    brimstone

  2. sulphurnoun

    Synonyms:
    [An abbreviated term of commerce.] flowers of sulphur, sublimed brimstone

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sulphurnoun

    Synonyms:
    brimstone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sulphur":

    sulfur, brimstone, soufre, sulphurous, rikki, sulphide, sulfide

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How to use sulphur in a sentence?

  1. Kenneth Tveter:

    You can try and pick winners in the shipping segment of the equity markets, but to get a pure play you need the derivatives market, the new fund will look at all the parts of refining that will be affected by the new regulations. In another sign of the impact of IMO 2020, China said on July 4 that it planned to launch a futures contract for low-sulphur fuel oil by the end of the year. Dutch asset manager Robeco is also focussing on fuel, but it's investing in oil refineries that are well-placed to produce large quantities of low-sulphur diesel.

  2. Andrew White:

    One of the unique aspects of what our process does is that it catalytically converts the sulfide into sulphur. Sulphur is a fertilizer product and because the feedstock we're making it out of is a fiber that's almost a compost when we're done with it we're left with a carbon compost that's already in the fertilizer form, so we don't have to any reprocessing. As soon as we take it out of the tanks where it's been used for gas cleaning we can apply it directly to the fields.

  3. Andrew Schurer:

    The eruption injected a huge amount of sulphur dioxide into the stratosphere, which would have quickly spread across the world, oxidising to form sulphate aerosols, these volcanic aerosols reduce net shortwave radiation causing widespread, long lasting surface cooling. They also lead to a reduction in global rainfall, while wettening some dry regions and causing dynamic changes in the large-scale circulation of both ocean and atmosphere.

  4. Alan Winde:

    It's going to have definite effects on the global market because the market looks at competitors and especially not having to add sulphur ,there's a huge advantage to the process and that changes the brand, it gives you a new brand that the health conscious world looks at so I'm pretty certain on the back of the rooibos brand that's already around the world you will definitely see traction, but then even as a standalone product because its new its innovative it's got a marketing edge and obviously if they do it cleverly they will get market share quite quickly.

  5. Arnold Vlok:

    We are very close to exporting to the U.S., where this market is well-established, and I think the European market is especially responsive to the benefits which we add to the product, which is no sulphur-added and vegan-friendly.

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