sulfur
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsʌl.fə/
  • (America) enPR: sŭl'fər, IPA: /ˈsʌl.fɚ/
Noun

sulfur (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.
    Synonyms: brimstone
    Hypernyms: chalcogen
  2. (countable, uncountable) A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
     
Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: soufre
  • Italian: sulfureo
Adjective

sulfur

  1. Of a yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
Translations
  • French: soufre
  • Italian: sulfureo
Verb

sulfur (sulfurs, present participle sulfuring; past and past participle sulfured)

  1. (transitive) To treat with sulfur, or a sulfur compound, especially to preserve or to counter agricultural pests.
Translations
  • Italian: solforare
  • Spanish: azufrar



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