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Fuming sulphuric acid

a mixture of pyrosulphuric acid, H2S2O7, and other condensed acids, made by dissolving sulphur trioxide in concentrated sulphuric acid Also called oleum, Nordhausen acid (ˈnɔːdhaʊzən)


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