oxyacid

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/ ˈɒk siˌæs ɪd /
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noun Chemistry.

an inorganic acid containing oxygen.

Nearby words

  1. oxtongue,
  2. oxus,
  3. oxy-,
  4. oxyacetylene,
  5. oxyacetylene torch,
  6. oxyaldehyde,
  7. oxybarbiturate,
  8. oxybenzene,
  9. oxycalcium,
  10. oxycalcium light

Origin of oxyacid

First recorded in 1830–40; oxy-2 + acid

Also called oxygen acid.

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British Dictionary definitions for oxyacid

oxyacid

/ (ˌɒksɪˈæsɪd) /

noun

any acid that contains oxygenAlso called: oxo acid
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