Battery acid

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The acid, usually a very pure but dilute sulfuric acid, used in a lead-acid battery.

Synonyms and Related Terms

electrolyte acid

Hazards and Safety

Corrosive to skin and tissue

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998