sulphurous


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sulphurous

1. of, relating to, or resembling sulphur
2. of or containing sulphur with an oxidation state of 4
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But on the 3rd of February, 1866, a new island, which they named George Island, emerged from the midst of the sulphurous vapour near Nea Kamenni, and settled again the 6th of the same month.
During this period, I became aware, for the first time, of the origin of the sulphurous light which illumined the cell.
In the middle of the gallery, the prisoner stopped for a moment, to contemplate the infinite horizon, to respire the sulphurous perfumes of the tempest, to drink in thirstily the hot rain, and to breathe a sigh resembling a smothered groan.
It was true that as one watched life in its curious crucible of pain and pleasure, one could not wear over one's face a mask of glass, nor keep the sulphurous fumes from troubling the brain and making the imagination turbid with monstrous fancies and misshapen dreams.
Thus a radiance has been created even out of the fiery and sulphurous curse that rests forever upon the valley--a radiance hurtful, however, to the eyes, and somewhat bewildering, as I discovered by the changes which it wrought in the visages of my companions.
Their language, when they foozled, was gently regretful rather than sulphurous. The moment in the day's play which they enjoyed most was when they were saying: 'Well, here's luck!' in the club-house.
It seemed as if there was some sulphurous fume, which at times made me dizzy.
But now, instead of emitting jets of flame and streams of sulphurous vapor, they breathed the very sweetest of cow breath.
The opening ceremony - which followed on from the pounds 27m spectacular at the Olympic Stadium - took place on Friday, and featured BBC Sports presenter Mike Bushell riding through the streets in a chariot, carrying a "sosban" of sulphurous water from the town's original spring.
FOR many of us born after World War II it's hard not to think of aerial battles from the era without picturing sulphurous black and white newsreel reports of Spitfires, Lancaster bombers and B-17s.
History WI: Air War (More4, 1.05pm) FOR many of us born after the Second World War, it's hard not to think of its aerial battles without picturing sulphurous black and white newsreel reports of spitfires, Lancaster bombers and B-17s.
In this research, dibenzothiophene dissolved in hexane was used as a model for the elimination of sulphurous compounds in fuels in order to study the performance of Nanoporous materials.