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sulphur

suhl fer

  • n  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
  • v  treat with sulphur in order to preserve
    These dried fruits are sulphured

  • Steel manufacturers know that sulphur (an undesirable impurity) gets into steel from the coal used as fuel.
  • He was nine when the family immigrated from Sicily, where his father had labored in the sulphur pits, to New York City.
  • For the second time this year sensation-hungry tourists at his Suicide Point witnessed a triple plunge into the sulphur-stinking maw of Death.
News & Articles

  • White Sulphur election results: Mayor Taylor voted out
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - Voters in White Sulphur Springs have chosen a new direction, electing Lloyd Haynes as mayor over incumbent Thomas Taylor. In the results from Tuesday's municipal election,
    June 12, 2013 - WVVA Bluefield
  • Research and Markets: Australia Trade of Sulphur: Import, Export, Market Prospects
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Australia Trade of Sulphur: Import, Export, Market Prosp
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Sulphur Springs motel damaged in fire
    SULPHUR SPRINGS — At least one person was injured and dozens were evacuated early Saturday morning when three-alarm fire ripped through a motel in Sulphur Springs. The first alarm went out around 4 a.m. at the Best Western Trail Dust Inn on Interstate 30. "The fire started right above us," said hotel guest Jordan Whitlock. "You could feel the heat when you opened the door; you could feel the ...
    June 8, 2013 - WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Quotes

  • Peter Costello in Sydney Morning Herald
    Our results are consistent and mutually supportive with a number of new studies...... that reveal a very short time for the main Deccan eruptions at or near the KT boundary and the massive carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide output of each major... Gerta Keller http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerta_Keller&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHA7gak6A0m9O8T88JudDU1qMFHQQ Sify http://www.google.com/url?q=http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php%3Fid%3D14553948%26vsv%3DSHGTslot2&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG8h04nhzJUq5_fQsigr7_vkIPohQ Nov 1, 2007 96348 127846 sulphur Given current market conditions, the Government has decided there will be no increase in excise to fund this incentive," Mr Costello said in a statement. "The incentive for low sulphur premium unleaded petrol will be funded from the budget....
  • Paul Crutzen in Reuters
    Our calculations using the best models available have shown that injecting 1 million tonnes of sulphur a year would cool down the climate so the greenhouse effect is wiped out,Crutzen told Reuters.

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