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telluric acid

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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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Origin of telluric acid

First recorded in 1835–45
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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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