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fuming sulphuric acid

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a mixture of pyrosulphuric acid, H 2 S 2 O 7, and other condensed acids, made by dissolving sulphur trioxide in concentrated sulphuric acidAlso called: oleum, Nordhausen acid (ˈnɔːdhaʊzən)

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