permanganic acid

  1. an acid, HMnO4, known only in solution.

Origin of permanganic acid

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for permanganic acid

permanganic acid

/ (ˌpɜːmænˈɡænɪk) /

  1. 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

permanganic acid

[ pûr′măn-gănĭk ]

  1. 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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