noun, Chemistry. 1. ether (def 1). sulfuric ether n. See diethyl ether.
verb (used with object), sulfurized, sulfurizing. 1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur. 2. to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or containing sulfur, especially in the tetravalent state. 2. of the yellow color of sulfur. 3. sulphurous (defs 2, 3). sulfurous sul·fur·ous (sŭl’fər-əs, -fyər-, sŭl-fyur’əs) adj. Of, relating to, derived from, or containing sulfur, especially with valence 4. Characteristic of or emanating from burning sulfur. sulfurous (sŭl’fər-əs, sŭl-fyr’əs) Containing sulfur, […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless liquid, H 2 SO 3 , having a suffocating odor, obtained by dissolving sulfur dioxide in water, known mainly by its salts, which are sulfites: used chiefly in organic synthesis and as a bleach. sulfurous acid A colorless solution of sulfur dioxide in water, characterized by a suffocating sulfurous odor. […]