- sulfuric acid,
- sulfuric anhydride,
- sulfuric ether,
- sulfurous acid,
- sulfuryl chloride,
- sulfuryl group,
Origin of sulfurous
Examples from the Web for sulfurous
Against this sulfurous backdrop, Democrats and Republicans alike feel compelled to man the ramparts for their core constituencies.
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.
Few things are worse than sulfurous speech like the very fumes of hell.Studies in the Epistle of James|A. T. Robertson
If sulfurous acid is present a deep blue color forms at once.
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
Upon him the defiant ruffian turned the forces of his sulfurous hate, full-gush.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
also sulfurous, 1520s, "of the nature of brimstone," from sulfur + -ous. Hence figurative use with suggestions of hellfire (c.1600). Scientific chemistry sense is from 1790. Earlier in the "brimstone-like" sense was sulphurious (late 15c.).