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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A highly corrosive, dense, oily liquid, H2SO4, colorless to dark brown depending on its purity and used to manufacture a wide variety of chemicals and materials including fertilizers, paints, detergents, and explosives. Also called oil of vitriol, vitriol.

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  • n. A transparent, oily liquid, formula H2SO4, that is a strong acid with very many industrial applications.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry

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