Meaning of “sulphur dioxide” in the English Dictionary

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"sulphur dioxide" in British English

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sulphur dioxidenoun [ U ]

mainly UK US usually sulfur dioxide uk /ˌsʌl.fə daɪˈɒk.saɪd/ us /ˌsʌl.fɚ daɪˈɑːk.saɪd/

a gas that has a strong, unpleasant smell and dissolves in water. It is used in various industrial processes, and can cause air pollution.

(Definition of “sulphur dioxide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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