permanganate

[ per-mang-guh-neyt ]
/ pərˈmæŋ gəˌneɪt /

noun Chemistry.

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Origin of permanganate

First recorded in 1835–45; permangan(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for permanganate

permanganate
/ (pəˈmæŋɡəˌneɪt, -nɪt) /

noun

a salt of permanganic acid
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Medical definitions for permanganate

permanganate
[ pər-mănggə-nāt′ ]

n.

Any of the salts of permanganic acid, all of which are strong oxidizing agents.
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Scientific definitions for permanganate

permanganate
[ pər-mănggə-nāt′ ]

A salt of permanganic acid, containing the group MnO4. Permanganates are strong oxidizing agents.
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