perchloric acid

noun per·chlo·ric acid \ (ˌ)pər-ˈklȯr-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

1817


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perchloric acid

noun per·chlo·ric acid \ (ˌ)pər-ˌklōr-ik-, -ˌklȯr- \

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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