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