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sulphide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
sulphidesul‧phide British English, sulfide American English /ˈsʌlfaɪd/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HCa mixture of sulphur with another substance
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sulphideA cadmium sulphide paste is printed through a screen on to a glass substrate.Reinterpreted as an Ordovician volcanogenic massive and disseminated sulphide deposit.These included methane, ammonia, probably hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen sulphide and carbon monoxide.So the sewage goes septic, giving off hydrogen sulphide which corrodes the pipes and makes a nasty smell.Hydrogen sulphide can destroy both plants and fish.Hydrogen sulphide was probably a relatively rare commodity, even in ancient times.A source of silver much exploited in early times was lead sulphide, most notably galena, containing varying proportions of silver.People who harbour sulphate reducing bacteria in their large bowel have higher levels of sulphide in their faeces than methanogenic subjects.
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