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  1. chem a compound containing an element combined with oxygen and sulphur
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Examples from the Web for oxysulphide

Historical Examples of oxysulphide

  • Sometimes it occurs as the pure metal, and rarer in a state of oxidation as an antimonious acid and as the oxysulphide.

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  • It is a white amorphous infusible powder, which when strongly heated in sulphuretted hydrogen, yields an oxysulphide.