Definition of permanganate
1 : a salt containing the anion MnO4−; especially : potassium permanganate
2 : the anion MnO4− of a permanganate
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That was the result of a disinfectant called potassium permanganate that leaked into the system, not algae, salt or aliens.
Fireworks usually include gunpowder, but a hobbyist has made this rather impressive bang using potassium permanganate in lieu of the more traditional ingredient.
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