- Compounds having the structure RSR (R ≠ H). Such compounds were once called thioethers.
See also: thioacetals
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1368 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)
- In an inorganic sense, salts or other derivatives of hydrogen sulfide.
- A term used in additive nomenclature, see imides (2).