disulphuric
Pyrosulphuric Pyr`o*sul*phu"ric, a. [Pyro- + -sulphuric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid called also {disulphuric} acid) obtained by distillation of certain sulphates, as a colorless, thick, oily liquid, {H2S2O7} resembling sulphuric acid. It is used in the solution of indigo, in the manufacture of alizarin, and in dehydration. [1913 Webster]

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  • Disulphuric — Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also {Nordhausen acid}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disulphuric — disulphūˈric adjective Pyrosulphuric • • • Main Entry: ↑disulphate * * * disulphuric, a. Chem. (daɪsʌlˈfjʊərɪk) In disulphuric acid, the same as pyrosulphuric or Nordhausen sulphuric acid, H2S2O7 = 2(SO2OH) + O. Its salts are pyro or di sulphates …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disulphuric acid — Disulphuric Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disulphuric acid — /ˌdaɪsʌlfjʊərɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .duysulfyoouhrik asuhd) noun → fuming sulphuric acid. Also, disulfuric acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • fuming sulphuric acid — Disulphuric Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • H2S2O7 — Disulphuric Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nordhausen acid — Disulphuric Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyrosulphuric acid — Disulphuric Di sul*phu ric, a. [Pref. di + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Disulphuric acid}, a thick oily liquid, {H2S2O7}, called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadet's fuming liquid — Fuming Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {Cadet s fuming liquid} (Chem.), alkarsin. {Fuming liquor of Libavius} (Old Chem.), stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, {SnCl4}, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuming — Fum ing, a. Producing fumes, or vapors. [1913 Webster] {Cadet s fuming liquid} (Chem.), alkarsin. {Fuming liquor of Libavius} (Old Chem.), stannic chloride; the chloride of tin, {SnCl4}, forming a colorless, mobile liquid which fumes in the air.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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