nitrosylsulfuric acid


noun Chemistry.

a clear, straw-colored, oily, corrosive liquid, HNO5S, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

Nearby words

  1. nitrosobenzene,
  2. nitrosourea,
  3. nitrostarch,
  4. nitrosyl,
  5. nitrosylsulfuric,
  6. nitrous,
  7. nitrous acid,
  8. nitrous bacteria,
  9. nitrous ether,
  10. nitrous oxide

Origin of nitrosylsulfuric acid

First recorded in 1830–40; nitrosyl + sulfuric acid

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