sulfur oxide

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sulfur oxide

[′səl·fər ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
An oxide of sulfur, such as sulfur dioxide, SO2, and sulfur trioxide, SO3.
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Greenhouse gases, sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides are added to the air when coal, oil and natural gas are burned to provide energy.
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Air emissions from the unit -- nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, carbon monoxide and volatile hydrocarbons -- measured less than 1 part per million by volume -- below clean air standards.
The process enables the fuel cells to cut nearly to zero emissions of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides -- gases harmful to humans.
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Other nonattainment areas defined in this Title include carbon monoxide, particulate matter up to 10 microns, sulfur oxides, nitrogen dioxide, lead and others.
KNPC has announced that the leakage ocurred when one of the refinery's flare gas units has suffered a technical problem which caused incomplete burning of some gases and the leakage of sulfur oxides emissions for about 25 minutes.
The project will also cut down carbon dioxide emissions and other environmental pollutants, including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides.
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