Sulphine
Sulphine Sul"phine, n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of basic compounds which consist essentially of sulphur united with hydrocarbon radicals. In general they are oily or crystalline deliquescent substances having a peculiar odor; as, {trimethyl sulphine}, {(CH3)3S.OH}. Cf. {Sulphonium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sulphine yellow — ˈsəlˌfēn noun Etymology: sulphine from obsolete English sulphine compound containing sulfur, from English sulf + ine : a dark grayish to dark yellow that is slightly darker than pyrite yellow and very slightly lighter and stronger than bister… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trimethyl sulphine — Sulphine Sul phine, n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of basic compounds which consist essentially of sulphur united with hydrocarbon radicals. In general they are oily or crystalline deliquescent substances having a peculiar odor; as, {trimethyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CH33SOH — Sulphine Sul phine, n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of basic compounds which consist essentially of sulphur united with hydrocarbon radicals. In general they are oily or crystalline deliquescent substances having a peculiar odor; as, {trimethyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thetine — The tine, n. [Thio + ether + sulphine.] (Chem.) Any one of a series of complex basic sulphur compounds analogous to the sulphines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thallium — Symbol: Tl Atomic number: 81 Atomic weight: 204.3833 Pure, unreacted thallium appears silvery white and exhibits a metallic lustre. Upon reacting with air, it begins to turn bluish grey and looks like lead. It is very malleable, and can be cut… …   Elements of periodic system

  • bister green — noun : a dark grayish to dark yellow that is slightly darker than pyrite yellow and very slightly duller than sulphine yellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrite yellow — noun also pyrite green : a dark grayish to dark yellow that is slightly lighter than sulphine yellow or bister green …   Useful english dictionary

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