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telluric acid


noun Chemistry.

a white, toxic, crystalline compound, H6TeO6, slightly soluble in cold water, soluble in hot water and alkalis: used as an analytical agent.

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Nearby words

telloh, telltale, tellurate, tellurian, telluric, telluric acid, telluride, tellurion, tellurite, tellurium, tellurize

Origin of telluric acid

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for telluric acid

telluric acid


noun

a white crystalline dibasic acid produced by the oxidation of tellurium by hydrogen peroxide. Formula: H 6 TeO 6
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