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1) sulfur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sulfur, or sulphur (sul´fr) (KEY) , nonmetallic chemical element; symbol S; at. no. 16; at. wt. 32.06; m.p. 112.8°C (rhombic), 119.0°C (monoclinic), about 120°C (amorphous);...

2) sulfur dioxide. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sulfur dioxide, chemical compound, SO2, a colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. It is readily soluble in cold water, sparingly soluble in hot water, and...

3) sulfur. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...the manufacture of insecticides and pharmaceuticals, and in the preparation of sulfur compounds such as hydrogen sulfide and sulfuric acid. Atomic number 16; atomic...

4) lime-sulfur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lime-sulfur, mixture of calcium polysulfides formed by reacting (e.g., by boiling) calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) with sulfur. It is used as an insecticide and fungicide....

5) sulfur bacterium. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of several bacteria that oxidize inorganic sulfur compounds, especially a rod-shaped, gram-negative bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus....

6) sulfur dioxide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...gas or liquid, SO2, used in many industrial processes, especially the manufacture of sulfuric acid....

7) sulfur trioxide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A corrosive compound, SO3, having three solid forms that may coexist in a given sample, used in the sulfonation of organic compounds....

8) sulfuric acid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sulfuric acid, chemical compound, H2SO4, colorless, odorless, extremely corrosive, oily liquid. It is sometimes called oil of vitriol. 1 Concentrated Sulfuric AcidWhen...

9) Periodic Table of the Elements: Sulfur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Periodic Table of the Elements: Sulfur, Atomic Number:16Atomic Symbol:SName of Element:SulfurAtomic Weight:32.06Electron Configuration:2 ˇ 8 ˇ 6...

10) sulfide. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sulfide, chemical compound containing sulfur and one other element or sulfur and a radical. Sulfides may be salts or esters of hydrogen sulfide, H2S, or may be formed...

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