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sulfur

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌlfər; ˈsʌlfə(r)/
, (British English/inglés británico) sulphur

Translation of sulfur in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • azufre (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [solution/powder] de azufre sulfur springs fuentes (feminine plural) de aguas sulfurosas sulfur yellow amarillo (masculine) verdoso
    Example sentences
    • Potassium also reacts readily with all acids and with many nonmetals, such as sulfur, fluorine, chlorine, phosphorus, and nitrogen.
    • Other elements added to improve characteristics include nickel, molybdenum, copper, titanium, aluminum, silicon, niobium, nitrogen, sulfur, and selenium.
    • Along with carbon, they include elements such as hydrogen, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, sulphur or nitrogen.

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