In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1azufre masculino(powder/solution) (before noun) de azufresulfur springs — fuentes de aguas sulfurosas femenino
- sulfur yellow — amarillo verdoso
- Stainless steel is an alloy composed of various percentages of iron, nickel, sulfur, carbon, silicon, manganese, and chromium.
- Aluminum was named for one of its most important compounds, alum, a compound of potassium, aluminum, sulfur and oxygen.
- Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur and boron have been found to be important in Zambia.
- Calcium, sulphur, magnesium, aluminium, iron, copper, zinc and manganese were measured by atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
- In the burning process most carbon, nitrogen and sulphur are lost in gaseous form, whereas phosphorus, potassium and calcium are retained in the ash.
- Along with carbon, they include elements such as hydrogen, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, sulphur or nitrogen.
- Chlorosis is a common symptom of deficiencies of other nutrients such as nitrogen, sulphur, and magnesium.
- It combines easily with many non-metals, including nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and the halogens.
- The first is the ‘bulk’ elements, which include calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, chlorine, sodium, and magnesium.
- Acid rain results when sulfur and nitrogen compounds - products of fossil fuel combustion - rise into the atmosphere and combine with water.
- Coal is a solid organic material made up of large, complex molecules containing mostly carbon, plus small amounts of hydrogen, sulfur, nitrogen and oxygen.
- Potassium, a macronutrient for plants, is present in plant dry matter next to carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen and before sulphur and phosphorus.
- Other elements added to improve characteristics include nickel, molybdenum, copper, titanium, aluminum, silicon, niobium, nitrogen, sulfur, and selenium.
- Potassium also reacts readily with all acids and with many nonmetals, such as sulfur, fluorine, chlorine, phosphorus, and nitrogen.
- These include iron, calcium, sulfur, manganese, molybdenum, zinc, boron, and copper.
- Life in the Universe - as we know it - began with the synthesis of some key elements: hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, sulphur, and phosphorus.
- Oxygen is a particularly strong embrittling agent for molybdenum and tungsten; nitrogen and sulfur are particularly harmful in wrought chromium.
- Most of your mass is carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, sulfur, plus some nitrogen and phosphorous.
- Boron, silicon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur are among the most prevalent of the elements other than carbon that form covalent compounds.
- Because iron has an affinity electronegative atoms such as oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur, these atoms are found at the heart of the iron-binding centers of macromolecules.
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