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Definition of the noun brimstone

What does brimstone mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: brimstones

  1. an old name for sulfur

Alternative definition of the noun brimstone


  1. See Sulphur.
  2. The sulphur of Hell; Hell, damnation.
  3. [archaic] Used attributively as an intensifier in exclamations.
  4. The butterfly Gonepteryx rhamni of the Pieridae family. Category:en:Butterflies

Definition of the adjective brimstone

What does brimstone mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Composed of or resembling brimstone; about or pertaining to Hell.


  1. Brimstone is a short-lived Fox television series, featuring a dead police detective whose mission is to return to Hell 113 spirits who have escaped to Earth. The series ran for only one partial season.
  2. "Brimstone" is a film directed by Joseph Kane released on Aug 15, 1949.


  1. "Brimstone" is a novel written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, published on August 3, 2004 by Warner Books. This is the fifth book in the Special Agent Pendergast series and the first novel in the Diogenes trilogy that also includes Dance of Death and The Book of the Dead.
    • also known as "Dance of Death"; "Brimstone (Special Agent Pendergast Series, Number 3)"; "Brimstone (Wheeler Large Print Book Series (Cloth))"
    • language: English Language
    • authors: Lincoln Child & Douglas Preston
    • genres: Crime Fiction, Thriller, Speculative fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Techno-thriller
    • copyright: 2004-08-03
    • released on (11 years ago)
  2. "Brimstone" is a 2009 Western novel by Robert B. Parker. It is the third novel featuring Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole, following the events of Appaloosa and Resolution.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Western fiction
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Brimstone" is a book by Shirvanian.


"Brimstone" is a video game.

  • also known as Brimstone: The Dream of Gawain
  • genre: Adventure game
  • publisher: Brøderbund Software


  1. Brimstone is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.
  2. Brimstone is a fictional character from DC Comics, first appearing as the limited series Legends in 1986.
  3. Brimstone is a fictional character from the book Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

There are other characters with in their name, like Brimstone Love and Baron Brimstone.


  1. "Brimstone" is the 2013 single album by Sigur Rós.
    • released on
  2. "Brimstone" is a musical album of Forever's Night.
    • released in


Who is Brimstone?

Brimstone: William M. Kucmierowski is an American professional wrestler, actor, author, and philanthropist who is better known by his shortened name Will Kaye or his ring name, Brimstone.


  1. Brimstone is a musical group.
    • album: "Carving a Crimson Career"
  2. Brimstone is a musical group.
    • album: "Paper Winged Dreams"
  3. Brimstone is a musical group.
    • album: "Fucking Brimstone"

There are other groups with in their name, like Brimstone Howl, Brimstone Coven, Circus Brimstone, Brimstone Blondes, Brimstone in Fire, Brimstone Solar Radiation Band and The Brimstone Solar Radiation Band.


Brimstone is an air-launched ground attack missile developed by MBDA for Britain's Royal Air Force. It was originally intended for "fire and forget" use against mass formations of enemy armour, using a millimetre wave seeker to ensure accuracy even against moving targets. Experience in Afghanistan led to the addition of laser guidance in the dual-mode Brimstone missile, allowing a "spotter" to pick out specific targets when friendly forces or civilians were in the area. The tandem shaped charge warhead is much more effective against modern tanks than older similar weapons such as the AGM-65G Maverick, while the small blast area minimises collateral damage. Three Brimstones are carried on a launcher that occupies a single weapon station, allowing a single aircraft to carry many missiles.

  • also known as Brimstone missile

Phrases with Brimstone

  1. Brimstone Canary
  2. Brimstone Clubtail
  3. fire and brimstone

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandise, and Nomenclature in All Languages (1805)

For the Use of Counting-houses: Containing, the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and Marks of Excellency, of Such Natural Productions, as Form Articles of Commerce; with Their Names in All European Languages by C. H. Kauffman

Brimstone is a yellow, tasteless, hard, brittle, mineral substance; which when rubbed, becomes electric. It burns with a blue flame, and a disagreeable suffocating smell. The name of Sulphur seems to be applied to Brimstone, after it ...

Google previewQuantum Evolution: Life in the Multiverse (2016)

by Johnjoe McFadden

Brimstone is an archaic name for sulfur, which is found in meteorites, hot springs and sprayed out of active volcanoes. It is often visible as pale yellow streaks decorating volcanic slopes. The element itself is relatively harmless. It gets its ...

Google previewA Compleat Body of Husbandry (1759)

by Thomas Hale

The brimstone is the most dangerous of these, ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of farriery and horsemanship, containing the art of farriery in all its branches ... Compiled from the best authors, by J. Hunter (1796)

by J. HUNTER (Veterinary Surgeon.)

Brimstone is an ingredient in most ores, but the mineral from which the largest quantity is procured, is the yellow pyrites, plenty of which is found in Saxony, and from which it is separated by means of heat, and is received into vefsels placed on ...

Google previewBeach Lane (2013)

by Melissa de la Cruz

1a CHE oooooooooooooooooooo ries ut eliza discovers tire & brimstone is a new cosmo flavor.

Google previewThe Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star (1886)

Brimstone is a mineral which, while burning, diffuses noxious, stifling vapor. Both are natural and palpable elements, and must be fed by combustible materials, or the effect ceases. These terms, as also smoke, ) worms, etc., are spiritualized to ...

Google previewVenus: Dont Go There (2014)

What Science and Religion Reveal About Life After Death by Michael T. Santini

Brimstone is an old, nonscientific name for sulfur, an extremely abundant, non- metallic element in the Venusian world, appearing either in elemental form or in chemical combination. Sulfur is multivalent, denoting the tendency of the element to.

Google previewThe 8th King Is Here (2012)


One-third of man is destroyed by these things that issue brimstone. Brimstone means burning earth and the only thing man possesses today ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

Brimstone. Alliedplan touse Lieutenant General Mark Clark's US 5th Army take the Italian island of Sardinia in the autumn of 1944, by that time behind the Allied left flank in Italy. The plan was not pursued as the Germanforces onthe island ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

saltpetre 4 , brimstone 3, charcoal 5. II. Meal- powder 1 lb. saltpetre 3, brimstone 1, sea-coal 1 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hell (2015)

by Miriam Van Scott

Brimstone (a now-obsolete synonym for sulfur) derives from the Old English word bryrutan, meaning "to boil." It appears in REVELATION in reference to the place of the damned, describing both the pain of the underworld its putrid odor: "But ...

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Brimstone was great. That was another occasion when they called me in to do the pilot and it turned into a regular job, which made me quite happy. It was another really good experience and we were all so surprised when they pulled the plug on it. (John Glover)
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Scrabble value of B3R1I1M3S1T1O1N1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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