Complete Definition of "sulfur dioxide"

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Alternative spellings
sulphur dioxide

Noun
en-noun|sg=sulfur dioxide|-

  1. inorganic compound A toxic gas, of molecular formula SO<sub>2</sub> that is found in the emissions of volcanos and those of burning coal or petroleum; dissolves in water to form sulfurous acid and, in the presence of oxygen, sulfuric acid, and is thus responsible for acid rain.

Translations
trans-top|the compound SO<sub>2</sub>
Italian: diossido di zolfo m
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Spanish: dióxido de azufre
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