[klawr-eyt, -it, klohr-]
- a salt of chloric acid.
Origin of chlorate
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This composition is simply a mixture of phosphorus, glue, and chlorate of potash.The Story of a Tinder-box
Charles Meymott Tidy
Finally he dipped the end of one of the sticks into sulphur and then into the chlorate.
He observed that some of the chlorate remained on the stick.
The iron mortar containing the phosphorus and chlorate of potash.The Boy's Playbook of Science
John Henry Pepper
The chlorate of lime is dissolved in 10 parts of water and filtered.
- any salt of chloric acid, containing the monovalent ion ClO 3 –
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- A salt of chloric acid containing the chlorate ion.
- The inorganic ion ClO3-.
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- A chemical compound containing the group ClO3.
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