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/ ˈɒk siˌæs ɪd /
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an inorganic acid containing oxygen.
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Also called oxygen acid.
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How to use oxyacid in a sentence
An acid terminating in -ous forms a salt ending in -ite, and an oxyacid ending in -ic forms a salt ending in -ate.
British Dictionary definitions for oxyacid
/ (ˌɒksɪˈæsɪd) /
any acid that contains oxygenAlso called: oxo acid
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