Definition of Sulphur hexafluoride

1. Noun. A colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether; a powerful greenhouse gas widely used in the electrical utility industry.




Definition of Sulphur hexafluoride

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sulfur hexafluoride) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulphur Hexafluoride

sulphur acid
sulphur alcohol
sulphur bacteria
sulphur bacterium
sulphur bath
sulphur bottom whale
sulphur cast
sulphur cockatoo
sulphur cone
sulphur cycle
sulphur dibromide
sulphur dioxide
sulphur ether
sulphur fungus
sulphur hexafluoride (current term)
sulphur impression
sulphur match
sulphur mine
sulphur monoxide
sulphur nitride
sulphur of ivy
sulphur ore
sulphur oxide
sulphur parakeet
sulphur pearl
sulphur print
sulphur pyrites
sulphur rain
sulphur salt

Literary usage of Sulphur hexafluoride

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1. The Kyoto Protocol & Its Economic Implications: Congressional Hearing edited by Dan Schaefer (2000)
"... (PFCs) sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) Sectors/source categories Energy Fuel combustion Energy industries Manufacturing industries and construction Transport ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1920)
"Sulphur burns in fluorine at the ordinary temperature, forming a gaseous product consisting of a mixture of sulphur hexafluoride with smaller quantities of ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer, Harold Govett Colman, Arthur Harden (1905)
"Sulphur burns in fluorine at the ordinary temperature, forming a gaseous product consisting of a mixture of sulphur hexafluoride with smaller quantities of ..."

4. Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry by Alexander Smith (1917)
"Moissan prepared sulphur hexafluoride SFe, which is a gas at room temperature (b.-p. —50°). Unlike the chloride, it is not hydrolyzed by water. ..."

5. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman, Hermon Charles Cooper (1911)
"Moreover, sodium can be fused in sulphur hexafluoride without losing its metallic surface, the gas not being attacked by the metal till the boiling- point ..."

6. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"... to encourage technical research PRUG Rector Plan for Use and Management RBA River Basin Authority SF6 sulphur hexafluoride SASEMAR Spanish Marine Rescue ..."

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