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Noun: sulfuric acid  súl'fyû-rik 'a-sid
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: sulphuric acid)
  1. (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
    - vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulphuric acid [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: sulfuric acids

Type of: acid

Encyclopedia: Sulfuric acid