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verb -rets, -retting or -retted or US -rets, -reting or -reted
  1. (tr) to treat or combine with sulphur
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Examples from the Web for sulphuret

Historical Examples of sulphuret

  • The best remedy is probably a solution of sulphuret of potassium.

    Our Common Insects

    Alpheus Spring Packard

  • The one is galena, a sulphuret of lead; the other, pyrites, a sulphuret of iron.

  • Masses of sulphuret of zinc, in the form of blende, were noticed at this locality.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • This is considered to be a mixture of sulphuret and oxide of mercury.

  • Thus the sulphuret of potassium was called liver of sulphur.