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Noun: sulphuric acid
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: sulfuric acid)
  1. (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulphur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
    - vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid [N. Amer]

Derived forms: sulphuric acids

Type of: acid

Encyclopedia: Sulphuric acid