perchloric acid


per·chlo·ric acid

noun \(ˌ)pər-ˈklr-ik-\

Definition of PERCHLORIC ACID

:  a fuming corrosive strong acid HClO4 that is the most highly oxidized acid of chlorine and a powerful oxidizing agent when heated

First Known Use of PERCHLORIC ACID

1818

per·chlo·ric acid

noun \(ˌ)pər-ˌklōr-ik-, -ˌklr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERCHLORIC ACID

: a fuming corrosive strong acid HClO4 that is the highest oxyacid of chlorine and a powerful oxidizing agent when heated

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