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sulphuretted hydrogen

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Pronunciation: /ˌsʌlfjʊˈrɛtɪd
 
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(also sulfuretted hydrogen)

Definition of sulphuretted hydrogen in English:

noun

Chemistry
Archaic term for hydrogen sulphide.
Example sentences
  • A weak smell of sulphuretted hydrogen and sometimes chlorine gas is noting at Severo-Kurilsk.
  • All three workers were killed by sulfureted hydrogen while clearing a sewage well.
  • It is known that hydrogen sulphide or sulphuretted hydrogen is a foul-smelling, toxic, inflammable, corrosive and explosive gas.

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