sulphurise

/ˈsʌlfjəraɪz/ (say 'sulfyuhruyz)

verb (t) (sulphurised, sulphurising)
1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulphur.
2. to fumigate with sulphur dioxide.
Also, sulphurize, sulfurise, sulfurize. –sulphurisation /sʌlfjəraɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say sulfyuhruy'zayshuhn), noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • sulphurise — (Brit.) v. treat with sulphur; fumigate with sulphur or sulphur dioxide (also sulphurize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulphurise — British variant of sulfurize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sulphurise — /sul fyeuh ruyz , feuh /, v.t., sulphurised, sulphurising. Chiefly Brit. sulfurize. * * * …   Universalium

  • sulphurise — /sul fyeuh ruyz , feuh /, v.t., sulphurised, sulphurising. Chiefly Brit. sulfurize. * * * sulˈphurize or sulˈphurise transitive verb To sulphurate • • • Main Entry: ↑sulphur …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulphurised — sulphurise (Brit.) v. treat with sulphur; fumigate with sulphur or sulphur dioxide (also sulphurize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulphurises — sulphurise (Brit.) v. treat with sulphur; fumigate with sulphur or sulphur dioxide (also sulphurize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulphurising — sulphurise (Brit.) v. treat with sulphur; fumigate with sulphur or sulphur dioxide (also sulphurize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulfurize — sulfurization, n. /sul fyeuh ruyz , feuh /, v.t., sulfurized, sulfurizing. 1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur. 2. to fumigate with sulfur dioxide. Also, esp. Brit., sulphurise. [1785 95; < F sulfuriser. See SULFUR, IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sulfur — 1. noun /ˈsʌl.fə,ˈsʌl.fɚ/ a) A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16. b) A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur. Syn: brimstone See Also: desulfurize, desulphurise, desulphurize …   Wiktionary

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