sesquisulphuret
Sesquisulphide Ses`qui*sul"phide, n. [Sesqui- + sulphide.] (Chem.) A sulphide, analogous to a sesquioxide, containing three atoms of sulphur to two of the other ingredient; -- formerly called also {sesquisulphuret}; as, orpiment, {As2S3} is arsenic sesquisulphide. [1913 Webster]

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  • As2S3 — Sesquisulphide Ses qui*sul phide, n. [Sesqui + sulphide.] (Chem.) A sulphide, analogous to a sesquioxide, containing three atoms of sulphur to two of the other ingredient; formerly called also {sesquisulphuret}; as, orpiment, {As2S3} is arsenic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sesquisulphide — Ses qui*sul phide, n. [Sesqui + sulphide.] (Chem.) A sulphide, analogous to a sesquioxide, containing three atoms of sulphur to two of the other ingredient; formerly called also {sesquisulphuret}; as, orpiment, {As2S3} is arsenic sesquisulphide.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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