persalt

[pur-sawlt]
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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.

Origin of persalt

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

persalt

noun

any salt of a peracid
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persalt in Medicine

persalt

[pûrsôlt′]

n.

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