chamber acid


Definition of chamber acid

: sulfuric acid made by the chamber process especially : the acid of less than 70 percent strength as it leaves the lead chambers before being concentrated

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First Known Use of chamber acid

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chamber acid

chamber (process)

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“Chamber acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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