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[suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh-]
verb (used with object), sul·fu·rized, sul·fu·riz·ing.
  1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur.
  2. to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.
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Also especially British, sul·phu·rise.

Origin of sulfurize

From the French word sulfuriser, dating back to 1785–95. See sulfur, -ize
Related formssul·fu·ri·za·tion, nounre·sul·fu·rize, verb (used with object), re·sul·fu·rized, re·sul·fu·riz·ing.su·per·sul·fu·rize, verb (used with object), su·per·sul·fu·rized, su·per·sul·fu·riz·ing.un·sul·fu·rized, adjective
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