Definition of Sulphuric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing sulfur. "Sulphuric esters"

Exact synonyms: Sulfuric
Partainyms: Sulfur, Sulfur
Derivative terms: Sulfur, Sulphur



Definition of Sulphuric

1. a. Of or pertaining to sulphur; as, a sulphuric smell.

Definition of Sulphuric

1. Adjective. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of sulfuric) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulphuric

sulphurator
sulphurators
sulphured
sulphureity
sulphureo-
sulphureous
sulphuret
sulphureted
sulphurets
sulphurette
sulphuretted
sulphuretted hydrogen
sulphuretum
sulphuretums
sulphurian
sulphuric (current term)
sulphuric acid
sulphuriferous
sulphurine
sulphuring
sulphurise
sulphurised
sulphurises
sulphurising
sulphurity
sulphurization
sulphurizations
sulphurize
sulphurless
sulphurlike

Literary usage of Sulphuric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"So soon as the internal reactions are permitted to take place, by the closing of the external circuit, the sulphuric acid, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Considerable quantities of sulphuric acid were formerly manufactured by the ... At the present time practically all of the sulphuric acid that is used is ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Considerable quantities of sulphuric acid were formerly manufactured by the ... At the present time practically all of the sulphuric acid that is used is ..."

4. South African Journal of Science by South African association for the advancement of science (1904)
"THE CONTACT PROCESS OF sulphuric ACID MANUFACTURE. BY E. WEISKOPF. I am well aware that the subject which I introduce to your notice to-day is not one which ..."

5. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"50° Be acid is also obtained by the chamber process; this acid is not as pure as that produced by the contact process. The impurities occurring in sulphuric ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"This acid is obtained by dissolving sulphuric anhydride in sulphuric acid in the requisite ... When gently heated it is decomposed into sulphuric anhydride, ..."

7. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"It is based upon the facts that concentrated not sulphuric acid converts silver ... The bullion with about twice its weight of sulphuric acid of 66° Bo is ..."

8. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"The narrow portion, bc, contains pumice, saturated with sulphuric acid, and at a & and с are loose plugs of cotton wool. A tube of this size is capable of ..."

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