What does the word sulphuric mean?

Usage examples for sulphuric

  1. To fit it for burning in lamps, it must be treated with sulphuric acid, which carries away some of the impurities, and then with caustic soda, which carries away others. – Diggers in the Earth by Eva March Tappan
  2. At the same time they utilized other minerals than those usually available for the manufacture of sulphuric acid and placed the country on an independent footing. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  3. It was so full of sulphuric acid that it smarted the eyes and hurt the throats and lungs of the unfortunate people who were obliged to be out in it. – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  4. In 1840 Liebig suggested the treatment of bones with sulphuric acid, and in 1843 Lawes patented the process and set up his works at Deptford. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  5. After printing the pictures are placed in diluted sulphuric acid, 1 to 30 of water, until the high lights are perfectly clear and white; this takes from ten to fifteen minutes. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois

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