resulfurize

sulfurize

[suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-]
verb (used with object), sulfurized, sulfurizing.
1.
to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur.
2.
to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.
Also, especially British, sulphurise.


Origin:
1785–95; < French sulfuriser. See sulfur, -ize

sulfurization, noun
resulfurize, verb (used with object), resulfurized, resulfurizing.
supersulfurize, verb (used with object), supersulfurized, supersulfurizing.
unsulfurized, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To resulfurize
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: resuit
Next Definition: result
Words Near: resulfurize
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for resulfurize
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing resulfurize
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;