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noun Chemistry.

an acid, HMnO4, known only in solution.

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Origin of permanganic acid

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for permanganic acid

permanganic acid
/ (ˌpɜːmænˈɡænɪk) /

noun

a monobasic acid known only in solution and in the form of permanganate salts. Formula: HMnO 4Systematic name: manganic(VII) acid
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Medical definitions for permanganic acid

permanganic acid
[ pûr′măn-gănĭk, -măng- ]

n.

An unstable inorganic acid existing only in dilute solution. Its purple aqueous solution is used as an oxidizing agent.
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Scientific definitions for permanganic acid

permanganic acid
[ pûr′măn-gănĭk ]

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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