Definition of Sulfur 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 Sulfur hexafluoride

1. Noun. (chemistry) a gaseous binary compound, SF6, of sulfur and fluorine, used in the electricity industry as a dielectric ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfur Hexafluoride

sulfur bacteria
sulfur bacterium
sulfur bath
sulfur bottom
sulfur candle
sulfur candles
sulfur cast
sulfur cockatoo
sulfur cone
sulfur cycle
sulfur dibromide
sulfur dioxide
sulfur ether
sulfur fungus
sulfur hexafluoride (current term)
sulfur impression
sulfur match
sulfur mine
sulfur monoxide
sulfur mustard
sulfur nitride
sulfur ore
sulfur oxide
sulfur oxides
sulfur paintbrush
sulfur parakeet
sulfur pearl
sulfur print
sulfur pyrites

Literary usage of Sulfur hexafluoride

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Determine sulfur hexafluoride concentration, C (ppb) in the sample by dividing ... NOTE 2: Determination of sulfur hexafluoride concentration expressed in ..."

2. Legislative Branch: Energy Audits are Key to Strategy for Reducing by Terrell G. Dorn (2007)
"... greenhouse gases are methane, nitrous oxide, and three types of synthetic gases — hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulfur hexafluoride. ..."

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