<chemistry> Any one of a series of basic compounds which consist essentially of sulphur united with hydrocarbon radicals. In general they are oily or crystalline deliquescent substances having a peculiar odour; as, trimethyl sulphine, (CH3)3S.OH. Cf. Sulphonium.

(01 Mar 1998)

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