sulfurize

verb
sul·fu·rize | \ ˈsəl-fə-ˌrīz , -fyə- \
sulfurized; sulfurizing

Definition of sulfurize 

transitive verb

: to treat with sulfur or a sulfur compound

First Known Use of sulfurize

1794, in the meaning defined above

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sulfurize

transitive verb
sul·fur·ize
variants: or chiefly British sulphurize also sulphurise \ˈsəl-f(y)ə-ˌrīz \
sulfurized or chiefly British sulphurized also sulphurised; sulfurizing or chiefly British sulphurizing also sulphurising

Medical Definition of sulfurize 

: to treat with sulfur or a sulfur compound

Other words from sulfurize

sulfurization or chiefly British sulphurization also sulphurisation \ˌsəl-f(y)ə-rə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

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