Meaning of 硫

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Pinyin: liú
English Definition: sulfur (chemistry)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mineral) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ liú ] pennant; wild, barren, uncultivated
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Example Words
硫酸 liú suān sulfuric acid H2SO4; sulfate
二氧化硫 èr yǎng huà liú sulfur dioxide SO2
硫黄 liú huáng sulfur
硫化氢 liú huà qīng hydrogen sulfide H2S; sulfureted hydrogen
硫化 liú huà vulcanization (curing rubber using sulfur and heat)
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Example Sentences
Other pollutants, such as sulphur, increase the burden.
Well, this chlorine has taken one electron from the sulfur.
The others are carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and sulfur.
We'll just put them in some way around our sulfur atom.
Look for cleansers with salicylic acid, glycolic acid, benzoyl peroxide or sulfur.