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nitrosylsulfuric acid

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. a clear, straw-colored, oily, corrosive liquid, HNO 5 S, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.


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Origin of nitrosylsulfuric acid1

First recorded in 1830–40; nitrosyl + sulfuric acid

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