Perchloric Per*chlo"ric, a. [Pref. per- + chloric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, the highest oxygen acid ({HClO4}), of chlorine; -- called also {hyperchloric}. [1913 Webster]

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  • perchloric — /peuhr klawr ik, klohr /, adj. Chem. of or derived from perchloric acid. [1810 20; PER + CHLORIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • perchloric — /peuhr klawr ik, klohr /, adj. Chem. of or derived from perchloric acid. [1810 20; PER + CHLORIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • perchloric — adjective Describing compounds containing the most highly oxidized state of chlorine …   Wiktionary

  • perchloric — per·chloric …   English syllables

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  • perchloric acid — [pər klôr′ik] n. [ PER + CHLORIC] a colorless, liquid acid, HClO4, that is a strong oxidizing agent: its concentrated solutions can form explosive mixtures with reducing agents: used in analytical chemistry, in making solid propellants, etc …   English World dictionary

  • perchloric acid — Oxychloric Ox y*chlo ric, a. [Oxy (a) + chloric.] (Chem.) (a) Of, pertaining to, or designating in general, certain compounds containing oxygen and chlorine. (b) Formerly designating an acid now called {perchloric acid}. See {Perchloric}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perchloric acid — perchlorato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HClO₄ atitikmenys: angl. perchloric acid rus. хлорная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio tetraoksochloratas (1–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • perchloric acid — noun Date: 1818 a fuming corrosive strong acid HClO4 that is the most highly oxidized acid of chlorine and a powerful oxidizing agent when heated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perchloric acid — Chem. a colorless, syrupy hygroscopic liquid, HClO4, an acid of chlorine containing one more oxygen atom than chloric acid: used chiefly as a reagent in analytical chemistry. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

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