chlorosulfate etymology

English word chlorosulfate comes from English chlorosulfuric acid

Detailed word origin of chlorosulfate

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chlorosulfuric acid English (eng) (inorganic compound) 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.
chlorosulfate English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of chlorosulfuric acid.