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sulfuric

[ suhl-fyoor-ik ]
/ sʌlˈfyʊər ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of, relating to, or containing sulfur, especially in the hexavalent state.
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Origin of sulfuric

1780–90; <French sulfurique;see sulfur, -ic
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Scientific definitions for sulfuric

sulfuric
[ sŭl-fyurĭk ]

Containing sulfur, especially sulfur with a valence of 6. Compare sulfurous.
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