Metallic sulphide
Sulphide Sul"phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; -- formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster]

{Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides.

{Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}.

{Metallic sulphide}, a binary compound of sulphur with a metal. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sulphide — Sul phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster] {Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides. {Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}. {Metallic sulphide}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metallic phosphorus — Phosphorus Phos phor*us (f[o^]s f[o^]r*[u^]s), n.; pl. {Phosphori} (f[o^]s f[o^]r*[imac]). [L., the morning star, Gr. fwsfo ros, lit., light bringer; fw^s light + fe rein to bring.] 1. The morning star; Phosphor. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double sulphide — Sulphide Sul phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster] {Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides. {Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}. {Metallic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen sulphide — Sulphide Sul phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster] {Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides. {Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}. {Metallic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen sulphide — Hydrogen Hy dro*gen, n. [Hydro , 1 + gen: cf. F. hydrog[ e]ne. So called because water is generated by its combustion. See {Hydra}.] (Chem.) A gaseous element, colorless, tasteless, and odorless, the lightest known substance, being fourteen and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphuret — Sulphide Sul phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster] {Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides. {Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}. {Metallic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arsenio- — (ɑːˈsiːnɪəʊ) comb. form of next, as in arˈsenio ˈsulphide, ˈsulphuret, Chem., a compound of arsenious sulphide with a metallic sulphide; an arseno sulphide. arˈsenio ˈsiderite, Min. [σίδηρος iron], a fibrous mineral of yellowish brown and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • selenium — n. Chem. a non metallic element occurring naturally in various metallic sulphide ores and characterized by the variation of its electrical resistivity with intensity of illumination. Usage: Symb.: Se. Phrases and idioms: selenium cell a piece of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • zinkenite — noun a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony) • Hypernyms: ↑mineral * * * ˈziŋkəˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: German zinkenit, from J. K. L. Zinken died 1862 German mineralogist + German it ite : a steel gray mineral …   Useful english dictionary

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