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An inorganic acid whose molecules contain oxygen, such as sulfuric or nitric acid.
- ‘Salts of triazinic compounds with phosphorus oxyacids, and use of said compounds in self-extinguishing polymeric compositions.’
- ‘Just as certain elements form more than one oxyanion, they also form more than one oxyacid.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.