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  1. a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
  2. another name for thio-ether
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Examples from the Web for sulphide

Historical Examples

  • The most important are the sulphide, carbonate, and hydroxide.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

    William McPherson

  • Antimony is prepared from the sulphide in a very simple manner.

  • This sulphide will give tones which are sepia brown with most papers.

  • It looked like gin, and it smelt like a sulphide factory when it got on my clothes.

    The La Chance Mine Mystery

    Susan Carleton Jones

  • The remaining 85 per cent is derived from the sulphide group.