Sulphuryl
Sulphuryl Sul"phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + -yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; -- called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster]

{Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on sulphur trioxide. On treatment with water it decomposes into sulphuric and hydrochloric acids, and is hence called also {sulphuric chloranhydride}. [1913 Webster]


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  • sulphuryl — /ˈsʌlfjərəl/ (say sulfyuhruhl), / fərəl/ (say fuhruhl) noun the bivalent group of sulphuric acid, –SO2–. Also, sulfuryl …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Sulphuryl chloride — Sulphuryl Sul phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster] {Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphuryl chloride — /sʌlfjərəl ˈklɔraɪd/ (say sulfyuhruhl klawruyd) noun a colourless fluid, SO2Cl2, with a very pungent smell, used as a chlorinating agent, etc. Also, sulfuryl chloride …   Australian English dictionary

  • SO2 — Sulphuryl Sul phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster] {Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SO2Cl2 — Sulphuryl Sul phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster] {Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphon — Sulphuryl Sul phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster] {Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphuric chloranhydride — Sulphuryl Sul phur*yl, n. [Sulphur + yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical {SO2}; called also {sulphon}. [1913 Webster] {Sulphuryl chloride}, a chloride, pungent, fuming liquid, {SO2.Cl2}, obtained by the action of phosphorus pentachloride on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphamide — Sulph*am ide, n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of amido compounds obtained by treating sulphuryl chloride with various amines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphone — Sul phone, n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of compounds analogous to the ketones, and consisting of the sulphuryl group united with two hydrocarbon radicals; as, dimethyl sulphone, (CH?)?.SO?. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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