a hypothetical acid, HClO3, known only in solution or in the form of its salts.
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Origin of chloric acid
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby chloric acid
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British Dictionary definitions for chloric acid
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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Medical definitions for chloric acid
[ klôr′ĭk ]
A strongly oxidizing unstable chlorine acid that exists only in solution and as chlorates.
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