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Unlike helium gas, sulfur hexafluoride is way heavier than air.
The officials also say the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) keeps using chemical weapons such as sulfur mustard and chlorine.
The trucks run on clean or ultra-low sulfur diesel.
To people who think about vulcanizing at all—which is to say, almost nobody—this is a fairly boring process by which sulfur or other curatives create water-resistant links between rubber molecules.
Salicylic-acid products are great for keeping grease at bay, but Dr. Fishman also recommends sulfur to cut oil and inflammation.
Soon the camp erupted into smoke, flame and the smell of sulfur.
The material contained hydrogen, oxygen and sulfur ions moving at almost light speed.
One account claimed that the grave into which Luther’s body was placed was later found to be completely empty except for the stench of sulfur, implying he’d been taken straight to hell.
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Origin and Etymology of sulfur
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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