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English definition of “sulphur”

sulphur

noun [U] UK (US sulfur)     /ˈsʌl.fər/ US  /-fɚ/ (symbol S)
a pale yellow chemical element that exists in various physical forms. It burns with a blue flame and a strong smell and is used in medicine and industry.Chemical elements sulphurous (mainly US sulfurous)     /-əs/ adjective
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