pyrosulphuricmedical dictionary

<chemistry> Pertaining to, or designating, an acid called also disulphuric acid) obtained by distillation of certain sulphates, as a colourless, thick, oily liquid, H2S2O7 resembling sulphuric acid. It is used in the solution of indigo, in the manufacture of alizarin, and in dehydration.

Origin: Pyro- + -sulphuric.

American spelling: pyrosulfuric

(01 Mar 1998)

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