Definition of chloric acid in English:

chloric acid

noun

mass nounChemistry
  • 1A colourless liquid acid with strong oxidizing properties.

    • ‘For example, if you know HClO 3 is chloric acid, you can use the following rules to figure out the names of HClO 4, HClO 2, and HClO.’
    • ‘The black precipitate which I obtained was received by a filter paper carefully washed first with well distillated water, then with hot water and at last with chloric acid.’
    • ‘All of this is to justify why NaClO 3 is merely sodium chlorate while HClO 3 gets the exalted name of chloric acid.’
    • ‘Thus, if the calorimetric determination of Method B seemed attractive but one wished to avoid chloric acid digestion, an ashing procedure such as in Method E could be adapted to it.’
    • ‘Here the two reservoir substances chloric acid and chloride nitrate can react with each other and set free chloride atoms and nitric acid.’
    1. 1.1 Any acid containing chlorine and oxygen.
      • ‘Crystal sodium chlorate from the generator and make-up sodium chlorate are passed through electrolysis cells to produce chloric acid to replace the sulfuric acid feed to the R8 and R11 processes.’
      • ‘The solid manganese dioxide is then separated from the chloric acid solution containing zinc ions.’

Origin

Early 19th century: chloric from chlorine + -ic.

Pronunciation

chloric acid

/ˌklɔːrɪk ˈasɪd/