sulphonic acid

/sʌlˌfɒnɪk ˈæsəd/ (say sul.fonik 'asuhd)

noun
any of a large group of organic compounds containing the sulphonic group. They are strong acids, giving neutral sodium salts and used in the synthesis of phenols, dyes, and other substances.
Also, sulfonic acid.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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