Phosphorus sulfide


Phosphorus sulfide

Phosphorus sulfide may mean:
* phosphorus pentasulfide, P2S5
* phosphorus sesquisulfide, P4S3


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  • phosphorus sulfide — noun : any of several compounds of phosphorus and sulfur obtained by heating these elements: as a. : phosphorus sesquisulfide b. : phosphorus pentasulfide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phosphorus pentasulfide — Phosphorus decasulfide …   Wikipedia

  • sulfide — /sul fuyd, fid/, n. Chem. a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group. [1830 40; SULF(UR) + IDE] * * * ▪ inorganic Introduction also spelled  sulphide    any of three classes of chemical compounds containing… …   Universalium

  • Phosphorus — This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Phosphorus (disambiguation). silicon ← phosphorus → sulfur …   Wikipedia

  • Phosphorus sesquisulfide — P4S3 …   Wikipedia

  • phosphorus heptasulfide — |heptə+ noun Etymology: heptasulfide from hepta + sulfide : a yellow crystalline compound P4S7 made by heating a mixture of phosphorus and sulfur in a ratio of about 4 to 7 equivalents, regarded formerly as a trisulfide, and used chiefly in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • phosphorus sesquisulfide — noun : a flammable yellow crystalline compound P4S3 used chiefly in the manufacture of matches; tetra phosphorus trisulfide not used systematically * * * /ses kwi sul fuyd/ (not in scientific use) a yellow, crystalline, flammable substance, P4S3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • phosphorus sesquisulfide — /ses kwi sul fuyd/ (not in scientific use) a yellow, crystalline, flammable substance, P4S3, insoluble in cold water and decomposed by hot water: used chiefly in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of matches. [SESQUI + SULFIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Boron sulfide — IUPAC name Boron sulfide …   Wikipedia

  • bologna phosphorus — noun or bolognian phosphorus Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: Bologna (stone) : a phosphorescent sulfide of barium made by reducing Bologna stone or other barium sulfate * * * Bologna phosphorus noun Barium sulphide • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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