periodate

[puh-rahy-uh-deyt]

noun Chemistry.

a salt of a periodic acid, as sodium periodate, Na2H3IO6.

Nearby words

  1. period,
  2. period drama,
  3. period of revolution,
  4. period piece,
  5. period-luminosity relation,
  6. periodic,
  7. periodic acid,
  8. periodic acid-schiff,
  9. periodic attractor,
  10. periodic decimal

Origin of periodate

First recorded in 1830–40; period(ic acid) + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for periodate

periodate

noun

any salt or ester of a periodic acid
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