One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Containing sulphur in combination.
- ‘Hydrogen sulphide, often called sulphuretted hydrogen, is a colourless gas, having a sweetish taste, and an odour like that of bad eggs.’
- ‘A number of potentially toxic chemicals, including sulphuretted and aromatic compounds, were identified at high concentrations in the raw landfill gas.’
- ‘Manby set up an engineering works at Charenton, entrusting its management to Daniel Wilson, a chemist who was the first to patent the use of ammonia for removing sulphuretted hydrogen from gas.’
- ‘Soon, as they got away from the sea, it began to smell bad with the bad egg, sulphuretted hydrogen smell of marsh gas.’
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