- sul·fu·rous·ly, adverb
- sul·fu·rous·ness, noun
- non·sul·fur·ous, adjective
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How to use sulfurous in a sentence
Oswald was surprised to find that prenylthiol and many of the other sulfurous suspects in cannabis share structural similarities with molecules found in garlic.Here’s the chemistry behind marijuana’s skunky scent | Ariana Remmel | November 30, 2021 | Science News
Against this sulfurous backdrop, Democrats and Republicans alike feel compelled to man the ramparts for their core constituencies.
His iconoclasm extends to frank depictions of sex and sulfurous critiques of Arab governments.Elias Khoury: Profile of the Essential Arab Novelist Today | Jacob Silverman | August 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
An adamant—often sulfurous—Palinphobia has, for 20 months, been the one constant among liberals in America.
It was added in minute quantities to hide a sulfurous rotten-egg smell in the wine.
If sulfurous acid is present, it will be oxidized to sulfuric acid and precipitated as barium sulfate by the barium chlorid.
If sulfurous acid is present a deep blue color forms at once.
Free sulfurous acid is not largely used as a food preservative, though its salts are quite commonly employed.
If a precipitate forms on the addition of barium chlorid the presence of sulfurous acid is indicated.
Conan ripped out a sulfurous oath and the long blade quivered in his grip as the muscles rose in ridges on his brown arm.The People of the Black Circle | Robert E. Howard
Scientific definitions for sulfurous
Containing sulfur, especially sulfur with a valence of 4 or 3. Compare sulfuric.
Characteristic of or emanating from burning sulfur.
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