Definition of chloric in US English:



  • Relating to or containing chlorine in the pentavalent state.

    • ‘For instance, when the hundred parts are diminished to sixty, they constitute the strong chloric ether of Dr. Warren, and the alterations in that compound are subsequently shown.’
    • ‘The solid manganese dioxide is then separated from the chloric acid solution containing zinc ions.’
    • ‘The second part of the liquor destined to undergo quantitative analysis was treated by H2S when the most important part of chloric and azotic acids were driven out by a prolonged ebullition.’