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sulphurise

[suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-] /ˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-/
verb (used with object), sulphurised, sulphurising. Chiefly British
1.

sulfurize

or (especially British) sulphurise

[suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-] /ˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-/
verb (used with object), sulfurized, sulfurizing.
1.
to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur.
2.
to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.
Origin of sulfurize
1785-1795
1785-95; < French sulfuriser. See sulfur, -ize
Related forms
sulfurization, noun
resulfurize, verb (used with object), resulfurized, resulfurizing.
supersulfurize, verb (used with object), supersulfurized, supersulfurizing.
unsulfurized, adjective
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