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sulfuric acid

noun \ˌsəl-ˈfyr-ik-\

chemistry : a very strong type of acid

Full Definition of SULFURIC ACID

:  a heavy corrosive oily dibasic strong acid H2SO4 that is colorless when pure and is a vigorous oxidizing and dehydrating agent
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Variants of SULFURIC ACID

sulfuric acid or sul·phu·ric acid \ˌsəl-ˈfyr-ik-\

First Known Use of SULFURIC ACID

1788

sulfuric acid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SULFURIC ACID

:  a heavy corrosive oily dibasic strong acid H2SO4 that is colorless when pure and is a vigorous oxidizing and dehydrating agent—see oil of vitriol

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