aquafortis


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aquafortis

[¦äk·wə′fȯrd·əs]
(inorganic chemistry)
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Quicksilver's boasts of his prowess as a counterfeiter include his facility with aquafortis: "I'll rake you off twelvepence from every angel, with a kind of aquafortis, and never deface any part of the image" (4.1.217-19).