(uncountable) A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.
(organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid.
A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
(inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfuric acid.
Of a yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide.
(transitive) To treat with sulfur, or a sulfur compound, especially to preserve or to counter agricultural pests.
(of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate.
an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
treat with sulphur in order to preserve;
‘These dried fruits are sulphured’;
The sulfate or sulphate ion is a polyatomic anion with the empirical formula SO2−4. Salts, acid derivatives, and peroxides of sulfate are widely used in industry.
Sulfur (in British English: sulphur) is a chemical element with the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is abundant, multivalent and nonmetallic.