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In particular, where is the trailer that contained 3 tons of sulfuric acid?
Trump's action could push the Earth over the brink, to become like Venus, with a temperature of 250 degrees and raining sulfuric acid.
One of some 70 shipping containers Maersk Line lost overboard near North Carolina contains three tons of hazardous sulfuric acid.
In 2001, Cindi survived a random act of violence when someone threw a jar of sulfuric acid off an overpass.
In the early hours of June 5, 2001, Broaddus, the sister of Dr. Phil's wife Robin, was the victim of a random acid attack when someone threw a jar of sulfuric acid off an overpass.
Molten sulfur is also used in sulfuric acid production, petroleum refining, and pulp and paper manufacturing, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.
So much sulfur made it into the stratosphere that sulfuric acid as strong as battery acid rained across the planet, indicated by traces of vanillin in fossil soils from that time.
By Halloween, that Sunday in 1948, 26 people had died due to inhalation of sulfuric acid, nitrogen dioxide, fluorine, and other poisonous gases.
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SULFURIC ACID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sulfuric acid for English Language Learners
chemistry : a very strong type of acid
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