chloric acid


noun

a hypothetical acid, HClO3, known only in solution or in the form of its salts.

Nearby words

  1. chloremia,
  2. chlorenchyma,
  3. chlorhexidine,
  4. chlorhydria,
  5. chloric,
  6. chloride,
  7. chloride of lime,
  8. chloride paper,
  9. chloride shift,
  10. chloridize

Origin of chloric acid

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for chloric acid

chloric acid

noun

a strong acid with a pungent smell, known only in solution and in the form of chlorate salts. Formula: HClO 3
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Medicine definitions for chloric acid

chloric acid

[klôrĭk]

n.

A strongly oxidizing unstable chlorine acid that exists only in solution and as chlorates.

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