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Caro's acid

[kahr-ohz]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. persulfuric acid(def 1).

Origin of Caro's acid

named after Heinrich Caro (1834–1910), German chemist
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Caro's acid

noun
  1. another name for peroxysulphuric acid

Word Origin

C19: named after Heinrich Caro (died 1910), German chemist
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