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Definition of the noun vitriol

What does vitriol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: vitriols

  1. (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
  2. abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will

Alternative definition of the noun vitriol


  1. [dated] sulphuric acid and various metal sulphates
  2. [context: by extension] bitterly abusive language; invective or vituperation

Definition of the verb vitriol

What does vitriol mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: vitriolled, vitriolling

  1. expose to the effects of vitriol or injure with vitriol
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • more generic word: subject = cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
  2. subject to bitter verbal abuse


  1. Vitriol is a musical group.
    • members:
    • albums: "I-VII", "Randonée"
  2. Vitriol is a French Heavy Metal band.
    • album: "The Beginning"

There are other groups with in their name, like My Vitriol and Blue Vitriol.


Vitriol is a fictional character in the 2011 animated film Daddy, I´m a Zombie.


  1. "Vitriol" is a musical album of Evenoire.
    • released on
  2. "Vitriol" is a musical single of Bluejuice.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  3. "Vitriol" is a musical album of George Hrab.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  4. "Vitriol" is a musical album of Fear My Thoughts.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  5. "Vitriol" is a musical album of IM NEBEL.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Vitriol" is a composition.


Vitriol is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Vitriol

  1. Vitriol of Mars
  2. Red Vitriol
  3. blue vitriol
  4. iron vitriol
  5. zinc vitriol
  6. green vitriol
  7. white vitriol
  8. oil of vitriol

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vitriol

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Google previewThe International Cyclopaedia (1900)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge

Green vitriol is the popular name for sulphate of iron. Its characters, the method of obtaining it, and its therapeutic uses, are sufficiently noticed in the article Ikon.

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1764)

Vitriolated tartar is another Very valuable medicine, prepared from green vitriols, which attenuates the humours, refills putrefaction, and opens obftruftions of the vifcera. See the article TARTAR. 2. White vitriol is a true and genuine, though not ...

Google previewPhilosophical Transactions, Giving Some Accompt of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious in Many Considerable Parts of the World (1670)

Vitriol is the Salt of Iron, and there is no Iron without it.

Google previewA General Dictionary of Commerce, Trade, and Manufactures (1810)

Exhibiting Their Present State in Every Part of the World; and Carefully Comp. from the Latest and Best Authorities by Thomas Mortimer

Green vitriol is an article of considerable internal and external commerce: it is made in several parts of England, but the most considerable manufacture of this article is carried on at Dept!ordin Kent. The copperas is made from a fire stone ...

Google previewA Course of Chymistry ... Fourth edition, etc (1720)

by Nicolas LÉMERY

White Vitriol is a Salt drawn by the Evaporation ofthe Water of Vitriolick Fcuntains, or rather, it is a Gredl Vitriol calcined' into a white Colour, and afterwards dZssOIVed in Water, which is siltrated and dried over the Fire: However, certainly it is ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

VITRIOL, a compound salt, formed by the combination of zinc, copper, or iron, with the sulphuric, or vitriolic acid...

Google previewThe Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary: (1766)

Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ... by Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)

ounce; vinegar, or verjuice, fix • ounces; white vitriol dissolved in * four ounces of spring water, one * ounce, mix together.' In the lower limbs, the farcy lies fometimes concealed for a great while; and makes so slow a progress, that it is often ...

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Vitriol Meaning

Video shows what vitriol means. sulphuric acid and various metal sulphates. bitterly abusive language. Vitriol Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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Scrabble value of V4I1T1R1I1O1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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