chlorosulfuric acid

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chloro- +‎ sulfuric acid

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chlorosulfuric acid (uncountable)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The strong acid ClSO2OH obtained from sulfuric acid by the replacement of a hydroxyl group with a chlorine atom; it is used in the preparation of sulfonic acids