oleum

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oleum

/ole·um/ (o´le-um) pl. o´lea   [L.] oil.

oleum

pl. olea [L.] oil.
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Drager system smoke tubes (with their marvelous original name of Stromungs-Prufrorchen) have a brownish-orange filling impregnated with fuming sulfuric acid.
In this study, PEKK was sulfonated with a mixture of concentrated sulfuric acid and fuming sulfuric acid.
The release occurred when General Chemical workers were unloading a railroad tank car filled with oleum, also known as fuming sulfuric acid.