Meaning of sulfuric acid

sulfu'ric ac'id

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a clear, colorless to brownish, dense, oily, corrosive, water-miscible liquid, HSO, usually produced from sulfur dioxide: used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, chemicals, explosives, and dyestuffs and in petroleum refining. Also called
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