sulfuric
adjective Date: 1788 of, relating to, or containing sulfur especially with a higher valence than sulfurous compounds <
sulfuric esters
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  • sulfuric — SULFÚRIC, Ă, sulfurici, ce, adj. 1. Combinat sau compus cu sulf. ♢ Acid sulfuric = acid anorganic obţinut prin combinarea trioxidului de sulf cu apa, în formă de lichid incolor, uleios, cu gust acrişor, fără miros şi foarte corosiv, care se… …   Dicționar Român

  • sulfuric — [sul fyoor′ik] adj. [Fr sulfurique] 1. of or containing sulfur, esp. hexavalent sulfur 2. of or derived from sulfuric acid …   English World dictionary

  • sulfuric — also sulphuric, 1790, from Fr. sulfurique; see SULFUR (Cf. sulfur) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sulfuric — (Brit. sulphuric) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ containing sulphur or sulphuric acid …   English terms dictionary

  • sulfuric — Related to s. acid. * * * sul·fu·ric or chiefly Brit sul·phu·ric .səl fyu̇(ə)r ik adj of, relating to, or containing sulfur esp. with a higher valence than sulfurous compounds <sulfuric esters> …   Medical dictionary

  • sulfuric — adj. Sulfuric is used with these nouns: ↑acid …   Collocations dictionary

  • sulfuric — /sul fyoor ik/, adj. Chem. of, pertaining to, or containing sulfur, esp. in the hexavalent state. [1780 90; < F sulfurique; see SULFUR, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sulfuric — adjective Of, or relating to sulfur, especially in its higher oxidation state …   Wiktionary

  • sulfúric — sul|fú|ric Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • sulfúric — adj. m., pl. sulfúrici; f. sg. sulfúricã, pl. sulfúrice …   Romanian orthography

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