Ethylsulphuric acid
Ethylsulphuric Eth`yl*sul*phu"rica. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, ethyl and sulphuric acid. [1913 Webster]

{Ethylsulphuric acid} (Chem.), an acid sulphate of ethyl, {H.C2H5.SO4}, produced as a thick liquid by the action of sulphiric acid on alcohol. It appears to be the active catalytic agent in the process of etherification. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ethylsulphuric — Eth yl*sul*phu rica. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, ethyl and sulphuric acid. [1913 Webster] {Ethylsulphuric acid} (Chem.), an acid sulphate of ethyl, {H.C2H5.SO4}, produced as a thick liquid by the action of sulphiric acid on alcohol. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ethionic acid — Ethionic Eth i*on ic, a. [Ethyl + thionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called. [1913 Webster] {Ethionic acid} (Chem.), a liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric and sulphuric (thionic) acids, obtained by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HC2H5SO4 — Ethylsulphuric Eth yl*sul*phu rica. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, ethyl and sulphuric acid. [1913 Webster] {Ethylsulphuric acid} (Chem.), an acid sulphate of ethyl, {H.C2H5.SO4}, produced as a thick liquid by the action of sulphiric acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphovinic — Sul pho*vin ic, a. [Sulpho + vinum wine: cf. F. sulfovinique.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, and formerly designating, ethylsulphuric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ethionic — Eth i*on ic, a. [Ethyl + thionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called. [1913 Webster] {Ethionic acid} (Chem.), a liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric and sulphuric (thionic) acids, obtained by the action of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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