a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group.
sulfide sul·fide (sŭl’fīd’)
A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal.
A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
noun, Chemistry. 1. sulfur dye. noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the class of dyes produced by heating an organic compound, as an indophenol, with sulfur or sodium polysulfide, used chiefly in dyeing cotton.
[suhl-fin-pir-uh-zohn] /ˌsʌl fɪnˈpɪr əˌzoʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 2 3 H 2 0 N 2 O 3 S, used in the treatment of chronic gout. sulfinpyrazone sul·fin·pyr·a·zone (sŭl’fĭn-pĭr’ə-zōn’) n. A drug that is related to phenylbutazone, promotes urinary excretion of uric acid, and is used to treat gout.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the sulfinyl group; thionyl. sulfinyl sul·fi·nyl (sŭl’fə-nĭl’) n. The bivalent group SO.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the bivalent group >SO.