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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chemical compound derived from hydrogen sulfide by replacement of one of the hydrogen atoms with a basic radical or base.

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  • n. any compound formally derived from hydrogen sulfide by replacing one hydrogen atom with a metal or other radical; a thiol or mercaptan
  • n. the HS- anion

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  • Besides hydrogen and helium, sensors show: methane, ammonia, ammonium hydrosulfide, condensed water vapor, and a bunch of other hydrocarbons.

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  • They include a long exposure to sodium hydrosulfide (NaHS) and a short exposure to sodium hydroxide (NaOH).

  • County Prosecutor's Office, claims the company used sodium hydrosulfide to speed the treatment process.

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  • The charges stem from an incident in Middletown on June 21, 2008, where wastewater was allegedly being improperly treated using sodium hydrosulfide.

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  • Lefferson Road site, where wastewater was being improperly treated using sodium hydrosulfide, according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office, which is prosecuting the case.

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  • The Ohio attorney general's office says sodium hydrosulfide used to speed up a wastewater treatment process at the company's Middletown plant caused a chemical reaction, killing

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  • The Ohio Attorney General's office says sodium hydrosulfide used to speed up a wastewater treatment process at the company's Middletown plant caused a chemical reaction, killing

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  • The hides are then treated with one or more of the following chemicals to get rid of the hair: sodium sulfide, sodium hydroxide, sodium hydrosulfite, arsenic sulfide, calcium hydrosulfide, dimethyl amine, sodium suphydrate

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  • The clouds visible from space consist of ammonia ice and ammonium hydrosulfide -- a sort of smoggy chemical stew -- and the conditions below are brutal, especially inside the Great Red Spot.

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  • The haze, which could be the nitrogen compound hydrazine - used on Earth as a rocket propellant - or possibly frozen crystals of ammonia, water or ammonium hydrosulfide from deeper in the gaseous planet, is very prominent in infrared images.

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