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sulfuric

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adjective sul·fu·ric \ˌsəl-ˈfyu̇r-ik\

Definition of sulfuric

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a higher valence than sulfurous compounds <sulfuric esters>



1788

First Known Use of sulfuric

1788

Rhymes with sulfuric


Medical Dictionary

sulfuric

adjective sul·fu·ric

Medical Definition of sulfuric

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a higher valence than sulfurous compounds <sulfuric esters>



Variants of sulfuric

or chiefly British sul·phu·ric \ˌsəl-ˈfyu̇(ə)r-ik\play

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