Meaning of chloric acid in English:

chloric acid

Pronunciation /ˌklɔːrɪk ˈasɪd/

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

    Chemical formula: HClO₃

    ‘Here the two reservoir substances chloric acid and chloride nitrate can react with each other and set free chloride atoms and nitric 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.’
    • ‘All of this is to justify why NaClO 3 is merely sodium chlorate while HClO 3 gets the exalted name of chloric acid.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1Any acid containing chlorine and oxygen.
      ‘The solid manganese dioxide is then separated from the chloric acid solution containing zinc ions.’
      • ‘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.’


Early 19th century chloric from chlorine+ -ic.