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sulfur spring

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noun

a spring the water of which contains naturally occurring sulfur compounds.

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Nearby words

sulfur, sulfur bacteria, sulfur butterfly, sulfur dioxide, sulfur dye, sulfur spring, sulfur trioxide, sulfur-35, sulfur-bottom, sulfur-flower, sulfurate

Origin of sulfur spring

First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for sulfur spring

  • They stepped out into the sulfur-spring cavern, the acoustics of their breathing changed by the long, flat hollow.

    Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow