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- archaic term for hydrogen sulfide
- ‘Allow the precipitate to subside; add to it, with the aid of heat, nitric acid until no sulphuretted hydrogen is given off.’
- ‘All three workers were killed by sulfureted hydrogen while clearing a sewage well.’
- ‘When the level of the sulfureted hydrogen is low, it smells like rotten eggs; when its level becomes higher, we cannot smell the gas because our sensory nerves will have been numbed.’
- ‘It is known that hydrogen sulphide or sulphuretted hydrogen is a foul-smelling, toxic, inflammable, corrosive and explosive gas.’
- ‘A weak smell of sulphuretted hydrogen and sometimes chlorine gas is noting at Severo-Kurilsk.’
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