sul·​fu·​ryl ˈsəl-fə-ˌril How to pronounce sulfuryl (audio)
: sulfonyl
used especially in names of inorganic compounds

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Sherwood’s home has been tented so that sulfuryl fluoride, a poisonous, odorless gas, can be sprayed inside. Bill Hanna,, 27 June 2017

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Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sulfuryl was in 1867

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“Sulfuryl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

Medical Definition


variants or chiefly British sulphuryl
: sulfonyl
used especially in names of inorganic compounds
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