sulphuric acid

noun

a colourless dense oily corrosive liquid produced by the reaction of sulphur trioxide with water and used in accumulators and in the manufacture of fertilizers, dyes, and explosives. Formula: H 2 SO 4Systematic name: sulphuric(VI) acid

Nearby words

  1. sulphurate,
  2. sulphureous,
  3. sulphuret,
  4. sulphuretted hydrogen,
  5. sulphuric,
  6. sulphurise,
  7. sulphurize,
  8. sulphurous,
  9. sulphurous acid,
  10. sulphurously

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