[suhl-fer-flou-er] /ˈsʌl fərˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. sulphur-flower. sulphur-flower or sulfur-flower [suhl-fer-flou-er] /ˈsʌl fərˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. a plant, Eriogonum umbellatum, of the buckwheat family, native to the western coast of the U.S., having leaves with white, woolly hairs on the underside and golden-yellow flowers.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of, relating to, or containing sulfur, especially in the hexavalent state. sulfuric (sŭl-fyr’ĭk) Containing sulfur, especially sulfur with a valence of 6. Compare sulfurous.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a clear, colorless to brownish, dense, oily, corrosive, water-miscible liquid, H 2 SO 4 , usually produced from sulfur dioxide: used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, chemicals, explosives, and dyestuffs and in petroleum refining. sulfuric acid sul·fu·ric acid (sŭl-fyur’ĭk) n. A colorless, nearly odorless, corrosive liquid that is used occasionally as […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sulfur trioxide.