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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.
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  • 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

  • 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 Sify 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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