sulfur

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rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water acid precipitation , acid rain
rare steel-grey mineral consisting of silver and germanium and sulfur argyrodite
toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite) atomic number 34 , Se , selenium
brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold atomic number 52 , Te , tellurium
old name for sulfur brimstone , native sulfur , native sulphur
bush honeysuckle of southeastern United States having large crowded clusters of sulfur-yellow flowers bush honeysuckle , Diervilla sessilifolia
amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine cysteine
free-living coccoid to rod-shaped bacteria that derive energy from oxidizing sulfur or sulfur compounds family Thiobacteriaceae , Thiobacteriaceae
mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks gunpowder , powder
compound containing two atoms of sulfur combined with iron iron disulfide
strong wrapping paper made from pulp processed with a sulfur solution kraft , kraft paper
crystalline amino acid containing sulfur; found in most proteins and essential for nutrition methionine
(H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry oil of vitriol , sulfuric acid , sulphuric acid , vitriol
compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom thiazine
small rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur thiobacillus
salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur thiocyanate
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