of, relating to, or containing sulfur, especially in the hexavalent state.
Containing sulfur, especially sulfur with a valence of 6. Compare sulfurous.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a clear, colorless to brownish, dense, oily, corrosive, water-miscible liquid, H 2 SO 4 , usually produced from sulfur dioxide: used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, chemicals, explosives, and dyestuffs and in petroleum refining. sulfuric acid sul·fu·ric acid (sŭl-fyur’ĭk) n. A colorless, nearly odorless, corrosive liquid that is used occasionally as […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sulfur trioxide.
noun, Chemistry. 1. ether (def 1). sulfuric ether n. See diethyl ether.
verb (used with object), sulfurized, sulfurizing. 1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfur. 2. to fumigate with sulfur dioxide.