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[pol-ee-suhl-fahyd] /ˌpɒl iˈsʌl faɪd/

noun, Chemistry.
a whose molecules contain two or more atoms of sulfur.


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  • Polysuspensoid

    [pol-ee-suh-spen-soid] /ˌpɒl i səˈspɛn sɔɪd/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. a in which the solid particles are polydisperse.

  • Polysyllabic

    [pol-ee-si-lab-ik] /ˌpɒl i sɪˈlæb ɪk/ adjective 1. consisting of several, especially four or more, syllables, as a word. 2. characterized by such words, as a language, piece of writing, etc. /ˌpɒlɪsɪˈlæbɪk/ adjective 1. consisting of more than two syllables adj. 1650s (implied in polysyllabical), from Medieval Latin polysyllabicus, from Greek polysyllabikos; see poly- + syllabic.

  • Polysyllable

    [pol-ee-sil-uh-buh l, pol-ee-sil-] /ˈpɒl iˌsɪl ə bəl, ˌpɒl iˈsɪl-/ noun 1. a word. /ˈpɒlɪˌsɪləbəl/ noun 1. a word consisting of more than two syllables n. 1560s; see poly- + syllable. As a rule, a word of more than three syllables.

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