nitrosulphuric love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of a mixture of sulphuric acid and some nitrogen oxid: as, nitrosulphuric acid, formed by mixing one part of niter with eight or ten parts of sulphuric acid: a useful agent for separating the silver from the copper of old plated goods.


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