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perchlorate

[ per-klawr-eyt, -klohr- ]
/ pərˈklɔr eɪt, -ˈkloʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of perchloric acid, as potassium perchlorate, KClO4.

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Origin of perchlorate

First recorded in 1820–30; per- + chlorate
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British Dictionary definitions for perchlorate

perchlorate
/ (pəˈklɔːreɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of perchloric acid. Perchlorate salts contain the ion ClO 4
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Medical definitions for perchlorate

perchlorate
[ pər-klôrāt′ ]

n.

A salt or ester of perchloric acid.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for perchlorate

perchlorate
[ pər-klôrāt′ ]

A salt of perchloric acid, containing the group ClO4.
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