sulfur chloride

noun

Definition of sulfur chloride 

: a chloride of sulfur: such as

a : a yellow fuming irritating corrosive toxic liquid S2Cl2 that is made usually by reaction of chlorine with molten sulfur and often contains sulfur or sulfur dichloride and that is used chiefly as a chlorinating or sulfurizing agent or as both simultaneously, in making vulcanized oils, and in the cold cure of rubber; di-sulfur dichloride

called also sulfur monochloride

b : sulfur dichloride

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