Definition of 'sulphur'
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It also wants limits on sulphur dioxide to be increased. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How do you know if you are sensitive to sulphur dioxide? The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)The bacteria coating your teeth and gums release sulphur compounds which give off an unpleasant odour. The Sun (2012)You can really smell the sulphur from the smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were said to give off smoke and smell of sulphur. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has been scientifically shown sprouts contain sulphur compounds that are more or less guaranteed to make them deadly. The Sun (2010)The eruption also shot a plume of sulphur dioxide gas and ash so high that it punched into the stratosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the sulphur compounds that are shipped from ocean to continent in this way play a crucial climatic role in the process. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Contains 11 per cent of sulphur amino acids. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Learning is also disturbed when sulphur dioxide is released, sometimes windows have to be closed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The smell of sulphur rose into the sky, as stars appeared above. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Although sulphur dioxide has been the biggest threat so far, the eruption could produce more big surprises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I could smell a strong sulphur smell. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This having been said, sulphur dioxide is permitted in the production of organic wines in very restricted amounts. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)It shot sulphur dioxide gas into the upper atmosphere, shrouded the globe and dimmed sunlight for years afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mysterious lake was close, and when the wind changed you could smell the sulphur blowing from a range of bubbling vents. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She said: 'I could smell a strong sulphur smell. The Sun (2006)Matches strike, the smell of sulphur rises, there is talk of petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The eruption is also spewing invisible sulphur dioxide gas, which is notorious for causing respiratory problems, smog and acid rain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Stripped naked of additives and processes, save a pinch of stabilising sulphur dioxide for all but the purists, the finished product is surprising and fractious. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'sulphur'
British English: sulphur NOUN
Sulphur is a yellow chemical which has a strong smell.
The air reeks of sulphur.
Definition of sulphur from the Collins English Dictionary
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