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English definition of “sulphuric acid”

sulphuric acid

noun [U] UK (US sulfuric acid)     /sʌlˌfjʊə.rɪkˈæs.ɪd/ US  /-ˌfjʊr.ɪk/
a strong acid with no colourSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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