Related to Sulphine: Sulphite
|n.||1.||(Chem.) Any one of a series of basic compounds which consist essentially of sulphur united with hydrocarbon radicals. In general they are oily or crystalline deliquescent substances having a peculiar odor; as, trimethyl sulphine, (CH3)3S.OH. Cf. Sulphonium.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.