Hypochlorous
Hypochlorous Hy`po*chlo"rous, a. [Pref. hypo- + chlorous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds. [1913 Webster]

{Hypochlorous acid} (Chem.), an acid derived from chlorine, not known in a pure state, but forming various salts, called hypochlorites. [1913 Webster]


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  • hypochlorous — /huy peuh klawr euhs, klohr /, adj. of or derived from hypochlorous acid. [1835 45; HYPO + CHLOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypochlorous — adj. pertaining to hypochlorous acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypochlorous — /huy peuh klawr euhs, klohr /, adj. of or derived from hypochlorous acid. [1835 45; HYPO + CHLOROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypochlorous — adjective Pertaining to or derived from chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds …   Wiktionary

  • hypochlorous — hy·po·chlorous …   English syllables

  • Hypochlorous acid — Hypochlorous acid …   Wikipedia

  • Hypochlorous acid — Hypochlorous Hy po*chlo rous, a. [Pref. hypo + chlorous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds. [1913 Webster] {Hypochlorous acid} (Chem.), an acid derived from chlorine, not known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypochlorous acid — [hī΄pōklôr′əs] n. a weak unstable acid, HClO, known only in solution and used as a bleaching and oxidizing agent …   English World dictionary

  • hypochlorous acid — hipochlorito rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HClO atitikmenys: angl. hypochlorous acid rus. хлорноватистая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio oksochloratas (1–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hypochlorous acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1841 an unstable strongly oxidizing but weak acid HClO obtained in solution along with hydrochloric acid by reaction of chlorine with water and used especially in the form of salts as an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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