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sulphide

(ˈsʌlfaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for thio-ether
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Noun1.sulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositivesulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
atomic number 16, sulfur, sulphur, S - an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
pyrites - any of various metallic-looking sulfides (of which pyrite is the commonest)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
hydrogen sulfide - a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs
iron disulfide - a compound containing two atoms of sulfur combined with iron
cadmium sulfide - a yellow sulfide used chiefly as a pigment
zinc sulfide, zinc sulphide - a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment
Translations

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] Nsulfuro m

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] (British) sulfide (US) nsulfure m

sulphide

, (US) sulfide
nSulfid nt

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] nsolfuro
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Once we begin to mill refractory sulfides (expected to begin in February 2007) we plan to cease processing oxide ore through the sulfide plant and to start processing refractory sulfide ore.
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004% S after treatment, there will be 300-350 g of metal sulfides formed in each ton of treated iron.
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