a brown liquid, C 1 8 H 2 8 O 3 S, insoluble in water, used as an insecticide synergist.
any of the compounds with the radical =SO, as dimethyl sulfoxide, (CH 3) 2 SO.
sulfoxide sulf·ox·ide (sŭl-fŏk’sīd’)
Any of various compounds that contain a sulfinyl group.
noun 1. Also, especially British, sulphur. Chemistry. a nonmetallic element that exists in several forms, the ordinary one being a yellow rhombic crystalline solid, and that burns with a blue flame and a suffocating odor: used especially in making gunpowder and matches, in medicine, in vulcanizing rubber, etc. Symbol: S; atomic weight: 32.064; atomic number: […]
sulfur-35 n. A radioisotope of sulfur that is a beta emitter with half-life of 87.2 days, used as a tracer in metabolic studies.
verb (used with object), sulfurated, sulfurating. 1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur, the fumes of burning sulfur, etc.
noun, Veterinary Medicine. 1. a yellowish-brown mixture consisting mainly of potassium polysulfides and potassium thiosulfate, used in treating mange.