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chlorosulfonic acid

[klawr-oh-suhl-fon-ik, klohr-, klawr-, klohr-] /ˈklɔr oʊ sʌlˈfɒn ɪk, ˈkloʊr-, ˌklɔr-, ˌkloʊr-/
a colorless or yellowish, highly corrosive, pungent liquid, HClO 3 S, usually produced by treating sulfur trioxide with hydrogen chloride: used in organic synthesis to introduce the sulfonyl chloride group, =SO 2 Cl.
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