hydrogen sulfide

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hydrogen sulfide

n.
A colorless, flammable poisonous gas, H2S, having a characteristic rotten-egg odor and used in metallurgy, and as an antiseptic, bleach, and reagent.

hy′drogen sul′fide


n.
a colorless, flammable, water-soluble, poisonous gas, H2S, having the odor of rotten eggs: used in the manufacture of chemicals, in metallurgy, and as a reagent.
[1870–75]

hydrogen sulfide

A colorless, poisonous gas, H2S, that smells like rotten eggs. It is formed naturally by decaying organic matter and is found in volcanic gases. It has many industrial uses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrogen sulfide - a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs
sulfide, sulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
Translations
sulfure d'hydrogène
acido solfidrico
siarkowodór
svavelväte