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


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  • 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

  • hydrogen sulphide — noun A compound of hydrogen and sulphur, H2S • • • Main Entry: ↑hydrogen …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrogen sulphide — ► NOUN ▪ a colourless poisonous gas with a smell of bad eggs, made by the action of acids on sulphides …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrogen sulphide — /haɪdrədʒən ˈsʌlfaɪd/ (say huydruhjuhn sulfuyd) noun a colourless, flammable, cumulatively poisonous gas, H2S, smelling like rotten eggs; sulphuretted hydrogen. Also, hydrogen sulfide …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrogen sulphide — noun Chemistry a colourless poisonous gas with a smell of bad eggs, made by the action of acids on sulphides. [H2S.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • Hydrogen sulfide — Systematic name …   Wikipedia

  • 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 half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrogen dioxide — 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

  • Hydrogen oxide — 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

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