sulfur dioxide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sulfur dioxide a colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes; used in many manufacturing processes and present in industrial emissions; causes acid rain
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Usage

In literature:

Above all, we will run no risks, perhaps of blinding ourselves; for it is once more a question of heating manganese dioxide with sulfuric acid.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
It does not resist so well hydrochloric acid or sulfur dioxide or alkalies.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
Lot of trouble placing all that flowers of sulfur, but we postulated a liquid sulfur-sulfur dioxide-carbon dioxide cycle.
"Question of Comfort" by Les Collins
Similarly, spongy platinum accelerates the oxidation of sulfur dioxide to sulfur trioxide, in the commercial manufacture of sulfuric acid.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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In news:

Sulfur Dioxide Emissions Expected To Drop More Than 90.
They taste great, but the bag stated that the grapes were treated with sulfur dioxide .
A Primer on Sulfur Dioxide and the Latest Sierra Club Report.
Next week, the US Environmental Protection Agency will release much-anticipated new rules limiting sulfur dioxide in the air.
Declines to Toughen Rule on Sulfur Dioxide .
The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it would not adopt tougher rules for reducing high levels of sulfur dioxide that occur in brief periods.
Combination of temperature and sulfur dioxide shuts down unwanted yeast in wine.
The agreement announced Tuesday includes additional limits on sulfur dioxide emissions during the Boardman plant's final years.
Hassig claims that emissions of sulfur dioxide from Alcoa contribute to acid rain in the Adirondacks, damaging lakes and rivers.
It calls for state officials to fight the new requirement, which lowers sulfur dioxide emissions within 200 miles of shore.
Colorado Springs Utilities is trying to drum up business for the local company that invented sulfur dioxide scrubbers that are now at the center of a community debate about the future of the Martin Drake Power Plant downtown.
They taste great, but the bag stated that the grapes were treated with sulfur dioxide.
The Illinois Environmental protection Agency is crafting a plan that would outline ways the Pekin-area can meet federal sulfur -dioxide standards.
The Pekin and Cincinnati Township area has the highest level of sulfur -dioxide pollution in Illinois—about three times higher than federal standards.
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In science:

Let us assume that the user wants a French text comparing thresholds for sulfur dioxide with measurements taken in the winter period of 1996/97 at V¨olklingen City, and the applicable legislation should be from Germany.
A Flexible Shallow Approach to Text Generation
You would like information about the concentration of sulfur dioxide in the air during the winter season 1996/97.
A Flexible Shallow Approach to Text Generation
At the measurement station of V¨olklingen City, the early warning threshold for sulfur dioxide at an exposition of three hours (600 µg/m3 according to the German decree “Smogverordnung”) was not exceeded.
A Flexible Shallow Approach to Text Generation
SO2– Sulfur dioxide is detected in seven transitions (Table 8) of which four are newly detected lines.
A Spectral Line Survey from 138.3 to 150.7 GHZ toward Orion-KL
Nitrogen and sulfur dioxide have received a considerable amount of attention recently.
Division Xii/commission 14/WORKING Group on Molecular Data
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