nitrous vitriol

noun

: strong sulfuric acid in which nitrogen oxides have been absorbed in the Gay-Lussac tower in the chamber process of making sulfuric acid see glover tower

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“Nitrous vitriol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrous%20vitriol. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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