or ni·tro·syl·sul·phu·ric

[ nahy-truh-sil-suhl-fyoo r-ik ]
/ ˌnaɪ trə sɪl sʌlˈfyʊər ɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from nitrosylsulfuric acid.


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Origin of nitrosylsulfuric

First recorded in 1830–40; nitrosyl + sulfuric Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020