sulfur

Definitions of sulfur
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n 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:
S, atomic number 16, sulphur
Types:
brimstone, native sulfur, native sulphur
an old name for sulfur
Type of:
chemical element, element
any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

v treat with sulphur in order to preserve

Synonyms:
sulphur
Type of:
process, treat
subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

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