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Sulphurous

Sul´phur`ous
a.1.Of or pertaining to sulphur.
2.(Chem.) Derived from, or containing, sulphur; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with the sulphuric compounds.
Sulphurous acid
a - Sulphur dioxide. See under Sulphur.
b - An acid, H2SO3, not known in the free state except as a solution of sulphur dioxide in water, but forming a well-known series of salts (the sulphites).
Sulphurous anhydride
(Chem.) sulphur dioxide. See under Sulphur.
Adj.1.sulphurous - harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"
2.sulphurous - characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, unpleasant, venomous, virulent, vitriolic
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