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Definition of the noun sulphur

What does sulphur mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sulphurs

  1. an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)

Definition of the verb sulphur

What does sulphur mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sulphured | sulphuring | sulphurs

  1. treat with sulphur in order to preserve


  1. Sulphur is a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 20,410 at the 2010 census. Sulphur is part of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  2. Sulphur is a city and county seat of Murray County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 4,929 at the 2010 census.
  3. Sulphur is an unincorporated community in Union Township, Crawford County, Indiana.
  4. Sulphur a.k.a. Sulphur, Kentucky: Sulphur is an unincorporated community within Henry County, Kentucky, United States.
  5. Sulphur a.k.a. Sulphur, Nevada, is a ghost town in Humboldt County, Nevada that was a Feather River Route station in the Black Rock Desert along the Kamma Mountains.
  6. Sulphur a.k.a. Sulphur, Bowie County, Texas: Sulphur is an unincorporated community in Bowie County, Texas, United States. Sulphur is 7.8 miles south of Texarkana.

There are other places with in their name, like Sulphur Rock, Sulphur Bluff, Sulphur Spring, Sulphur Springs, Hot Sulphur Springs, Red Sulphur Springs, Green Sulphur Springs, White Sulphur Springs, Yellow Sulphur Springs.


  1. Sulphur a.k.a. Sulpher is a musical group, record producers.
  2. Sulphur is a musical group.
    • album: "Der Fluch des Lebens"

There are other groups with in their name, like Sulphur Sky, Sulphur Aeon, Sulphur Seas, Sulphur Feast and Sulphur Generation.


Sulphur is a record label.


  1. "Sulphur" is a musical album of Toxic Virgin.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  2. "Sulphur" is a musical album of Scanner.
    • released on (20 years ago)

Phrases with Sulphur

Phrases starting with the word Sulphur:

  1. sulphur mine
  2. sulphur rose
  3. Sulphur Molly
  4. sulphur oxide
  5. Sulphur Pearl
  6. Sulphur Sedge
  7. Sulphur Clover
  8. Sulphur Cosmos
  9. Sulphur Damsel

Phrases ending with the word Sulphur:

  1. Giant Sulphur
  2. Hecla Sulphur
  3. Orbed Sulphur
  4. Arctic Sulphur
  5. Dainty Sulphur
  6. Lyside Sulphur
  7. Mead's Sulphur
  8. Nastes Sulphur
  9. native sulphur
  10. orange sulphur
  11. Sierra Sulphur

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sulphur

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Google previewA Lexicon of Alchemy (2014)

by Martin Rulandus

Manufactured Sulphur is that prepared and perfected by art, that which has been treated by fire, burning Sulphur, the...

Sulphur is a formative principle, partly gaseous, partly fiery, partaking of an ethereal nature; it is that whence strength ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Crystal Astrology (2012)

360 crystals and sabian symbols for personal health, astrology and numerology by Marina Costelloe

Alchemically, sulphur is a heavenly element representing passion and free will. Message: Awareness and tranquillity of the mind–body–spirit triad. Sun Focus: You have naturally elevated spiritual insight and transcendental powers; others are ...

Google previewThe International Cyclopaedia (1892)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge

Sulphur is a bad conductor of heat, and the mere heat of a warm hand often causes it to crackle, and even to fall to pieces, from the unequal expansion. It is an insulator of electricity, and becomes negatively electric by friction. It is slightly ...

Google previewThe American Universal Cyclopædia (1882)

A Complete Library of Knowledge. A Reprint of the Last Edinburgh and London Ed. of Chambers's Encyclopædia

Sulphur is a bad conductor of heat, and the mere heat of a warm hand often causes it to crackle, and even to fall to pieces, from the unequal expansion. It is an insulator of clectricity, and becomes negatively electric by friction. It is slightly ...

Google previewEconomic Geology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Walter L. Pohl

Geochemistry Sulphur is a nonmetallic element of lithophile character. Its crustal abundance is estimated at 500ppm...

Google previewAmerican Artisan and Illustrated Journal of Popular Science (1867)

m , Sulphur. SULPHUR is a simple mineral substance of yellow color, insoluble in water but fusible by heat. When slightly warmed it cxhules a peculiar odor. If heated to upward of 232° it fuses into a very limpid fiuid . of a canary-yellow color; ...

Google previewSuper Course in Chemistry for the IIT-JEE: Inorganic Chemistry

sulphur is a larger atom than oxygen (b) sulphur is less electronegative than Oxygen (c) H2S has back bonding due to vacant 3d orbital (d) there is no possibility of hydrogen bonds in ...

Google previewOwl in the Cedar Tree (1992)

by Natachee Scott Momaday

Sulphur is a commodity which is difficult to move by rail, and the Santa Fe and the Duval Corporation engineers devised a method of shipping the mineral in a molten state. The sulphur was heated to 290 degrees, then fed into large tank cars, ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

SULPHUR. L. Sulphur; or Brimstone. Sulphur occurs native associated with gypsum, limestone, and sulphate of strontia ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical and Theoretical Chemistry (1808)

With Its Application to the Arts and Manufactures, and to the Explanation of the Phaenomena of Nature... : with Plates and Tables by William Nicholson

Sulphur OxIDE of Oxid E of Oxide of Oxide of Oxide of Oxide of CobALT. Zi Nc. AN'rt Mony. | MANGANEs E. TEllurium. | Titaniu M. Acids, oxalic Acids, gallic Acids, gallic Acids, oxalic Acids, nitric Acids, sulphumuriatic oxalic sebacic tartarous ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

Native sulphur is obtained in great abundance from Solfatara in the kingdom of Naples. Sulphur possesses laxative, diaphoretic, and resolvent properties. It is employed both externally and internally in cutaneous affections, and is sometimes ...

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Small photo of Colourful crater of a vulcano with yellow sulphur in SicilySmall photo of Banyuwangi, Indonesia Oct 6 2014: local labour carrying sulphur to the ground of the mountainSmall photo of Yellow sulphur pointed rock formationSmall photo of mushrooms sulphur tuft grow around the trunkSmall photo of sulphur mining residue that form a christmas tree shapeSmall photo of Hand on sulphur piece captured from inside largest caldera of volcano Ijen , East Java, where in dangerous and rugged conditions miners get giant pieces of sulphur, breathing toxic gas, risking lives.Small photo of Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungi that grow on trees) found in Europe and North America. Its common names are crab-of-the-woods, sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf. More...

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Scrabble value of S1U1L1P3H4U1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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