an acid, HMnO4, known only in solution.
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How to use permanganic acid in a sentence
It dissolves in water to form a deep red solution which contains permanganic acid, HMnO4.
All other permanganates, as well as permanganic acid itself, give solutions of the same color.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
Manganese forms two unstable acids, namely, manganic acid and permanganic acid.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
permanganic acid is only known in solution or in a state of combination.
British Dictionary definitions for permanganic acid
a monobasic acid known only in solution and in the form of permanganate salts. Formula: HMnO 4: Systematic name: manganic(VII) acid
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Scientific definitions for permanganic acid
An unstable inorganic acid existing only in dilute solution. Its purple aqueous solution is used as an oxidizing agent. Chemical formula: HMnO4.
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