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noun

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
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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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Medical 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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