<chemistry> Of or pertaining to sulphur; containing or resembling sulphur; specifically, designating certain of the thio compounds; as, the thionic acids. Cf. Dithionic, Trithionic, Tetrathionic, etc.

Origin: Gr. Brimstone, sulphur.

(01 Mar 1998)

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