American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A colorless, flammable poisonous gas, H2S, having a characteristic rotten-egg odor and used as an antiseptic, a bleach, and a reagent.
- n. inorganic chemistry A toxic gas, H2S, smelling like rotten eggs and used in analytical chemistry and industry.
- n. a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs
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