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flowers of sulphur

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(also flowers of sulfur)

Definition of flowers of sulphur in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular] Chemistry
A fine yellow powdered form of sulphur produced by sublimation.
Example sentences
  • Cut off and burn the diseased stems, lift the bulbs, place them in a large paper bag containing flowers of sulphur, give a good shaking to work the sulphur well into the scales and then replant in a fresh site.
  • Flowers of sulphur is the sublimed substance from purification by distillation.
  • No one at the garden centers seem to have flowers of sulphur.

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