sulfone

noun
sul·​fone | \ ˈsəl-ˌfōn How to pronounce sulfone (audio) \

Definition of sulfone

: any of various compounds containing the sulfonyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

First Known Use of sulfone

1872, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sulfone

Statistics for sulfone

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for sulfone

The first known use of sulfone was in 1872

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for sulfone

sulfone

noun
sul·​fone
variants: or chiefly British sulphone \ ˈsəl-​ˌfōn How to pronounce sulphone (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfone

: any of various compounds containing the sulfonyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

More from Merriam-Webster on sulfone

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about sulfone

Comments on sulfone

What made you want to look up sulfone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

highly pertinent or appropriate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!