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sulfuric acid

 [sul-fu´rik]
an oily, highly caustic, poisonous compound, H2SO4.

sul·fu·ric ac·id

(sŭl-fyū'rik as'id),
H2SO4; a colorless, nearly odorless, heavy, oily, corrosive liquid containing 96% of the absolute acid; used occasionally as a caustic.
Synonym(s): oil of vitriol

sulfuric acid

/sul·fur·ic ac·id/ (sul-fūr´ik) an oily, highly caustic, poisonous acid, H2SO4, widely used in chemistry, industry, and the arts.

sulfuric acid (H2SO4)

a clear, colorless, oily, highly corrosive liquid that generates great heat when mixed with water. An extremely toxic substance, sulfuric acid causes severe skin burns, blindness on contact with the eyes, serious lung damage if the vapors are inhaled, and death if it is ingested. In industry, sulfuric acid is used in the manufacture of fertilizers, dyes, glue, and other acids; in the purifying of petroleum; and in the pickling of metals. Weak solutions of sulfuric acid are used in the treatment of gastric hypoacidity and serous diarrhea. Formerly called oil of vitriol.

sul·fu·ric ac·id

(sŭl-fyūr'ik as'id)
H2SO4; a colorless, nearly odorless, heavy, oily, corrosive liquid containing 96% of the absolute acid; used occasionally as a caustic.
Synonym(s): oil of vitriol, sulphuric acid.

sulfuric acid

an oily, highly caustic, poisonous compound, H2SO4.
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