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Of, relating to, or containing sulfur, especially with valence 6.


(sʌlˈfyʊər ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or containing sulfur, esp. in the hexavalent state.
[1780–90; < French sulfurique]
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Adj.1.sulfuric - of or relating to or containing sulfur; "sulphuric esters"


a. sulfúrico-a, rel. al sulfuro.
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The new acid plant complex will produce approximately 500,000 tonnes of sulfuric acid annually.
The Ma'aden Phosphate Company (MPC), a joint venture between the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), announced it has started initial production at its sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid, and diammonium phosphate fertilizer (DAP) plants located at Ras Azzour.
The reactions were performed in different conditions of temperature and sulfuric acid concentrations during 10 minute reaction period.
The reaction of lead and lead oxide with the sulfuric acid electrolyte produces a voltage in a lead acid battery.
Homs, Central Syria, (SANA) -- Syria enjoys a geological and climate variability which makes it a unique country in the region as it embraces wonderful valleys, green mountains and mineral and sulfuric springs along with the desert.Anqa historical sulfuric spring in Palmyra, Homs Province ,162km north ofDamascus, has become a destination for physiotherapy where many spas have been constructed to provide healthcare together with luxury and relaxation for visitors.Zenobia Spa for sulfuric water lies in al-Abbasa City, 40 kilo meters to the south of Palmyra.
The solution of 0.2, 0.5 and 1N hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid were prepared using doubly distilled water.
1 March 2010 - Finnish engineering company Outotec Oyj (HEL: OTE1V) said today that it has won a contract, worth some EUR116m, to supply a sulfuric acid plant for a mine, owned by Chilean copper miner Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco).
Summary: Safi - Morocco's Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP), the world's leading phosphate exporter, is building two sulfuric acid production plants worth 1.65 billion dirhams ($200mln).
today announced that a new Sichuan Chemical sulfuric acid plant featuring CER's waste heat recovery system began official operations February 24.
16), sulfur dioxide reacts with water vapor in the air to produce sulfuric acid.
This creates sulfuric acid, a strong acid that slowly dissolves limestone--carving out the caves.
For example, Lawrence Wein, a professor of management science at the Stanford Business School, has determined that for a conversion cost of $20 million to $30 million per refinery, sulfuric acid could replace hydrofluoric acid in the alkylation process used to manufacture high-octane gasoline.