perchloric acid

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

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  • Perchloric acid — Perchloric acid …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — per·chlo·ric acid (.)pər .klōr ik , .klȯr n a fuming corrosive strong acid HClO4 that is the highest oxyacid of chlorine and a powerful oxidizing agent when heated * * * per·chlor·ic ac·id (pər klorґik) a strong mineral acid and oxidizing… …   Medical 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

  • perchloric acid — /pəˌklɔrɪk ˈæsəd/ (say puh.klawrik asuhd) noun a strong, oxidising acid of chlorine, HClO4, containing one more oxygen atom than chloric acid, and occurring as a colourless liquid. {per + chlor(ine) + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • perchloric acid — noun a) A clear colourless liquid; a strong acid and a violent, sometimes explosive, oxidizing agent b) HClO, the oxyacid of chlorine in which chlorine has the highest …   Wiktionary

  • perchloric acid — n. Chem. a strong liquid acid containing heptavalent chlorine. Etymology: PER + CHLORINE …   Useful english dictionary

  • perchloric acid — [pə klɔ:rɪk] noun Chemistry a fuming toxic liquid with powerful oxidizing properties. [HClO4.] …   English new terms dictionary

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