[hahy-puh-klawr-uh s, -klohr-]
- of or derived from hypochlorous acid.
Origin of hypochlorous
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Hypochlorous acid first reddens, and then bleaches, litmus-paper.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
It is decomposed by acids with the evolution of chlorine and oxygen (hypochlorous acid).Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The hypochlorous acid in the presence of oxidisable matter gives off its oxygen; hydrochloric acid being left.
The loss can be explained by the decomposition of hypochlorous acid, in the presence of light, into hydrochloric acid and oxygen.
The chlorine present as hypochlorous acid increased slightly but the quantity never exceeded very small proportions.