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sulfuric (adj.)

"of, pertaining to, or obtained from sulfur," also sulphuric, 1790, from French sulfurique; see sulfur + -ic. The spelling with -ph- is standard in Britain.

updated on December 28, 2013

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Definitions of sulfuric from WordNet

sulfuric (adj.)
of or relating to or containing sulfur;
Synonyms: sulphuric
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