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Main Entry: sul·fur
Variant(s): also sul·phur /sl-fr/
Function: noun : a nonmetallic element that occurs either free or combined especially in sulfides and sulfates, is found in proteins, exists in several forms including yellow crystals, and is used especially in the chemical and paper industries, in strengthening rubber, and in medicine for treating skin diseases -- see ELEMENT table