noun see sulfurous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sulfurousness — sul·fu·rous·ness …   English syllables

  • sulfurousness — noun see sulfurous …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulfurous — also sulphurous adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a lower valence than sulfuric compounds < sulfurous esters > b. resembling or emanating from sulfur and especially burning sulfur 2. a. of,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sulfurous — sulfurously, adv. sulfurousness, n. /sul feuhr euhs, sul fyoor euhs/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or containing sulfur, esp. in the tetravalent state. 2. of the yellow color of sulfur. 3. sulphurous (defs. 2, 3). [1520 30; < L sulfurosus. See… …   Universalium

  • sulfurous — [sul′fər əs, sul fyoor′əs] adj. [L sulphurosus] 1. of or containing sulfur, esp. tetravalent sulfur 2. like burning sulfur in odor, color, etc. 3. of or suggesting the fires of hell; infernal; hellish 4. violently emotional; heated; fiery… …   English World dictionary

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