a colorless, flammable, water-soluble, cumulatively poisonous gas, H 2 S, having the odor of rotten eggs: used chiefly in the manufacture of chemicals, in metallurgy, and as a reagent in laboratory analysis.
hydrogen sulfide n.
A colorless, flammable poisonous gas that has a characteristic rotten-egg odor, is formed in the decomposition of organic matter containing sulfur, and is used as an antiseptic, a bleach, and a reagent.
A colorless, poisonous gas that smells like rotten eggs. It is formed naturally by decaying organic matter and is the smelly component of intestinal gas. It is also emitted by volcanoes and fumaroles. Hydrogen sulfide is used in the petroleum, rubber, and mining industries, and in making sulfur. Chemical formula: H2S.
- Hydrogen sulphate
noun 1. another name for bisulphate
- Hydrogen sulphide
noun 1. a colourless poisonous soluble flammable gas with an odour of rotten eggs: used as a reagent in chemical analysis. Formula: H2S Also called sulphuretted hydrogen
- Hydrogen sulphite
noun 1. another name for bisulphite
- Hydrogen tartrate
noun 1. another name for bitartrate