Sulphurator Sul"phu*ra`tor, n. An apparatus for impregnating with, or exposing to the action of, sulphur; especially, an apparatus for fumigating or bleaching by means of the fumes of burning sulphur. [1913 Webster]

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  • sulphurator — sulˈphurator noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sulphur …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulphurate — /ˈsʌlfjəreɪt/ (say sulfyuhrayt) verb (t) (sulphurated, sulphurating) to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulphur, the fumes of burning sulphur, or the like. Also, sulfurate. –sulphuration /sʌlfjəˈreɪʃən/ (say sulfyuh rayshuhn), noun… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sulphurate — (US sulfurate) impregnate, fumigate, or treat with sulphur, esp. in bleaching. Derivatives: sulphuration n. sulphurator n …   Useful english dictionary

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