chamber acid

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

chamber (process)

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chamber acid was in 1853

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“Chamber acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamber%20acid. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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