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Synonyms for sulfurous

of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur


characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

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However, Mottram (1991) reported that boiled meat contained higher levels of sulfur-containing heterocyclic compounds such as thiophenes, trithiolanes, trithianes that have low odour thresholds with sulfurous, onion-like and, sometimes, meaty aromas (Fors, 1983).
Second, sulfurous acid is always regarded as acid aseptic because it can consume the oxygen in the TCM issues and inhibit the bioactivity of necessary enzymes in microorganisms (Duan et al.
Sulfurous acid is most often used for this purpose for soils (Nelson and Sommers 1996), whereas removal of carbonates from other environmental materials (e.
Unlike its close cousin the cauliflower, Romanesco doesn't have a sulfurous taste; instead, its flavor is mild and gently sweet.
They can be little things, like the fragrance of rain rolling through mountain pines, the redolence of sagebrush crushed underfoot, the pungency of gun solvent, the sulfurous fumes of marsh muck, or the one that for me triggers the widest swath of emotions--the aroma of wet dog.
The spread between Dubai and Brent narrowed over the last three months as the European benchmark, a higher-quality crude, fell faster than heavier and more sulfurous Middle Eastern grades.
And I wondered if this was what it felt like for my sister, this combination of weightlessness and burning, as if I were in heaven but had to breathe the sulfurous air of hell.
Christopher M Torrez's miniature porcelain Infection conjured the ruptured bliss of an Eden dragged down from idyllic daydreams by the weight of a sulfurous pool of glaze, a toxic pond of unnatural waters lying like a lesion on the body of the earth and implicitly indicting human impact on the environment.
Visible emissions from plant exhaust, predominantly from sulfurous compounds and particulate, often justified the installation of improved fabric filters and bag houses.
Though Ahmadinejad continues his sulfurous, anti-Israel rhetoric, over the past year he has been, in Iranian terms, an advocate of engagement with the West.
Kamloops: its sulfurous smell; its dust, highways, bars; the Kamloops Indian Reserve (Number One) and the historic residential school (closed in 1978) across the Thompson River; the freight cars on the CN and CP lines that run back and forth here, exchanging coal and grain for containers of manufactured goods made in the far east.
I can't help but picture little birds laying sulfurous eggs in there, and it disgusts me.
The county said such measures are necessary because insurance companies have been denying drywall claims in large numbers, leaving homeowners to their own devices to deal with ruined appliances, sulfurous odors and corroded pipes and wires.
We breathed generations of fallen leaves, now sulfurous ghosts.
History, according to Margaret MacMillan, is "a pool, sometimes benign, often sulfurous, that lies under the present, silently shaping our institutions, our ways of thought, our likes and dislikes.