sulfuryl

noun
sul·​fu·​ryl | \ ˈsəl-fə-ˌril How to pronounce sulfuryl (audio) , -fyə- \

Definition of sulfuryl

: sulfonyl used especially in names of inorganic compounds

Examples of sulfuryl in a Sentence

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, star-telegram.com, "Exterminating rare termites in Fort Worth home takes extreme measures," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of sulfuryl

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Sulfuryl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfuryl. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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sulfuryl

noun
sul·​fu·​ryl
variants: or chiefly British sulphuryl \ ˈsəl-​f(y)ə-​ˌril How to pronounce sulphuryl (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfuryl

: sulfonyl used especially in names of inorganic compounds

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