Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun oil_of_vitriol

1 sense of oil of vitriol

Sense 1
vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid -- ((H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry)
       => acid -- (any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt)

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