sulphureous


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sulphureous

(sʌlˈfjʊərɪəs)
adj
1. (Chemistry) another word for sulphurous1
2. (Colours) of the yellow colour of sulphur
sulˈphureously adv
sulˈphureousness n
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sulphureous

[sʌlˈfjʊərɪəs] ADJsulfúrico
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The water also appeared everywhere to be boiling; and it "became black, and exhaled a most disagreeable sulphureous smell." These latter circumstances were observed in the Bay of Valparaiso during the earthquake of 1822; they may, I think, be accounted for, by the disturbance of the mud at the bottom of the sea containing organic matter in decay.
An excited and highly distempered ideality threw a sulphureous lustre over all.
Steam and sulphureous gases continued Tuesday to billow from the ruptured crater of Japan's second-highest active volcano.
[Therapeutic effect of the association between pulmonary ventilation and aerosol -- inhalation with sulphureous mineral water in the chronic bronchopneumopathies] Clin Ter.