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(Chemistry) containing sulphur: sulphate; sulphonic acid.
Usage: The 'ph' spelling of sulphur and related words is used in British English. In the US the spelling is sulfur. However, the recommended spelling in chemistry is sulfur and this is found in technical writing. Also the sulf- spelling is used in the names of generic drugs
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var. of sulf-.
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