Definition of Blue vitriol

1. Noun. Hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate.

Definition of Blue vitriol

1. Noun. (obsolete chemistry) copper sulfate ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue Vitriol

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blue tulip
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blue vitriol (current term)
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Literary usage of Blue vitriol

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1. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"The two most commonly known are the SULPHATE or blue vitriol, and the SUBACETATE or VERDIGRIS. These substances have been frequently taken and administered ..."

2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp (1916)
"Copper sulphate, blue vitriol, or "bluestone," CuSO4 • 5 H2O, is now largely obtained as a ... 3) (CuSO4 + CuO) + H2SO4 = 2 CuSO4 + H2O. blue vitriol ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Turning now, for example, to a compound like blue vitriol whose composition we are ... So far as the water content of blue vitriol crystals is concerned, ..."

4. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"In order to separate the iron sulphate from the crude blue vitriol, ... According to Bacco's plan, the crude blue-vitriol is dissolved in water, ..."

5. The Mineral Industry (1902)
"THE original experimental plant that was constructed for the American Smelting & Refining Co., at Argentine,-Kan., for the manufacture of blue vitriol has ..."

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