sulfur monoxide


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sulfur monoxide

[′səl·fər mə′näk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SO A gas at ordinary temperatures; produces an orange-red deposit when cooled to temperatures of liquid air; prepared by passing an electric discharge through a mixture of sulfur vapor and sulfur dioxide at low temperature.
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These lubricants break down in exactly the same way as hydra-carbon oil components and form sulfur monoxide (SO) gas, which hydrolyzes with moisture to form highly corrosive, dilute sulfuric acid vapor.