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iodic acid

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noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless or white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, HIO3, used chiefly as a reagent.

Origin of iodic acid

First recorded in 1820–30
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iodic acid

noun
  1. a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO 3
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