svovl

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svovl c or n (singular definite svovlet or svovlen, not used in plural form)

  1. (chemistry) sulphur
    • 2006, Bogen Om Grundstofferne, Gyldendal Uddannelse →ISBN, page 43
      Svovlet hentes op fra undergrunden ved at pumpe overophedet vand (125°C) ned gennem borehuller til svovllagene.
      The sulphur is extracted from the underground by pumping overheated water (125°C) down through drilling holes to the sulphur stocks.
    • 2007, Kosmos A. Grundbog, Gyldendal Uddannelse →ISBN, page 158
      Når man strøg svovlstikken mod fx en væg, var gnidningsvarmen nok til at antænde phosphoret, der derefter antændte svovlet.
      When one struck the match against e.g. a wall, the friction heat was enough to ignite the phosphorous, which then ignited the sulphur.
    • 2010, Lotte Garbers, Sicilien sitrer, Rosinante&Co. →ISBN, page 34
      Det måtte være svovlen, der lugtede så fælt.
      It had to be the sulphur that smelled so badly.
    • 2015, Jessi Kirby, Hvad hjertet ved, Lindhardt og Ringhof →ISBN
      Vi padler i retning af de store brag og lyseksplosionerne, og efter nogle minutter er vi tæt nok på, til at jeg kan dufte svovlen fra røgen og fornemme hvert fyrværkeribrag dybt i mit bryst.
      We paddle in the direction of the great booms and the explosions of light, and after some minutes, we are close enough for me to perceive the pleasant smell of the sulphur in the smoke and each explosion of fireworks deep in my chest.

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