Definition of Polysulfide

1. Noun. (chemistry) any compound of general formula RS''n''R having a chain of more than two sulfur atoms; any derivative of a polysulfane ¹



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Definition of Polysulfide

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polysulfide

polysticks
polystilbene
polystomata
polystome
polystomes
polystrate
polystyle
polystyles
polystylistic
polystyrene
polystyrenes
polysubstance
polysubstituted
polysulfane
polysulfanes
polysulfide (current term)
polysulfide reductase
polysulfide rubber
polysulfides
polysulfonated
polysulfone
polysulfones
polysulphane
polysulphanes
polysulphide
polysulphides
polysulphone
polysulphones
polysulphuret
polysulphurets

Literary usage of Polysulfide

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1. A Course of Instruction in the Qualitative Chemical Analysis of Inorganic by Arthur Amos Noyes (1915)
"The polysulfide is prepared from this solution by dissolving sulfur in it. These reagents, especially the monosulfide, should be kept as far as possible out ..."

2. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"The second method * is similar in principle except that by using sodium polysulfide, the sulfides of mercury, arsenic, antimony and tin are dissolved ..."

3. A Course of Instruction in the Qualitativ [!] Chemical Analysis of Inorganic by Arthur Amos Noyes (1914)
"In separating the copper-group from the tin-group (colorless) ammonium monosulfide is used rather than (yellow) polysulfide whenever the H2S precipitate ..."

4. A Course of Instruction in the Qualitativ Chemical Analysis of Inorganic by Arthur Amos Noyes (1918)
"Write the equations expressing the action of HCl on a solution of ammonium monosulfide, and on one of ammonium polysulfide (regarding the latter as (NH^jSj) ..."

5. A Course of Instruction and System of Procedure in Qualitativ Chemical Analysis by Arthur Amos Noyes (1912)
"The polysulfide contains in addition various polysulfides of the forms (NHi^Sfe-s and ... When the polysulfide has to be employed, a small volume (5-10 cc. ..."

6. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Ztg. 39, 715-6(1915).—В. states that sulfites cannot exist in the fungicide. He has worked out a method for detg. the S as sulfide, polysulfide and thio- ..."

7. Organic Compounds of Mercury by Frank Clifford Whitmore (1921)
"If ammonium polysulfide in methyl alcohol is used instead of the aqueous potassium polysulfide the product is a yellow substance having the formula, ..."

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