What does sulphurous mean?

Definitions for sulphurous
ˈsʌl fər əs, sʌlˈfyʊər əssul·phurous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sulfurous, sulphurous(adj)

    of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur

  2. acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic(adj)

    harsh or corrosive in tone

    "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"; "a vitriolic critique"

  3. sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous(adj)

    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

    "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"

Wiktionary

  1. sulphurous(Adjective)

    alternative spelling of sulfurous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sulphurous(adj)

    of or pertaining to sulphur

    Etymology: [L. sulphurosus, sulfurosus: cf. F. sulfureux.]

  2. Sulphurous(adj)

    derived from, or containing, sulphur; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with the sulphuric compounds

    Etymology: [L. sulphurosus, sulfurosus: cf. F. sulfureux.]

  3. Sulphurous(adj)

    having the characteristic odor of sulphur dioxide, or of hydrogen sulphide, or of other sulphur compounds

    Etymology: [L. sulphurosus, sulfurosus: cf. F. sulfureux.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulphurous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sulphurous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of sulphurous

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