persalt

[ pur-sawlt ]
/ ˈpɜrˌsɔlt /

noun Chemistry.

(in a series of salts of a given metal or group) the salt in which the metal or group has a high, or the highest apparent, valence.
(loosely) the salt of a peroxy acid.

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Origin of persalt

First recorded in 1810–20; per- + salt1
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British Dictionary definitions for persalt

persalt
/ (ˈpɜːˌsɔːlt) /

noun

any salt of a peracid
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Medical definitions for persalt

persalt
[ pûrsôlt′ ]

n.

A salt containing the greatest proportion possible of the peroxy group.
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