sulphurise

[ suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh- ]
/ ˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə- /

verb (used with object), sul·phu·rised, sul·phu·ris·ing. Chiefly British.

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sulfurize
[ suhl-fyuh-rahyz, -fuh- ]
/ ˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə- /

verb (used with object), sul·fu·rized, sul·fu·riz·ing.

to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur.
to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.
Also especially British, sul·phu·rise.

Origin of sulfurize

From the French word sulfuriser, dating back to 1785–95. See sulfur, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM sulfurize

sul·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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