Definition of Perchloric acid

1. Noun. A powerful oxidizing agent; forms perchlorates.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Perchloric acid

1. Noun. A clear colourless liquid; a strong acid and a violent, sometimes explosive, oxidizing agent ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) HClO4, the oxyacid of chlorine in which chlorine has the highest oxidation number ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Perchloric acid

1. An oxidizing agent that is used in analytical chemistry for separation of potassium from sodium. Chemical name: Perchloric acid (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perchloric Acid

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perchloric acid (current term)
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perchlorobenzene
perchlorobenzoic
perchlorobenzoic acid
perchloroethylene
perchloroethylenes
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Literary usage of Perchloric acid

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"Evaporate the resulting solution with only a slight excess of perchloric acid without stirring. Dissolve the residue and again evaporate with perchloric ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"All the knowledge we possess of the quantitive relations of perchloric acid is the determination of the composition of the potassium salt, first analysed by ..."

3. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"Reactions in the Wet Way perchloric acid is not attacked by concentrated sulfuric acid, nor reduced to chloride by zinc dust, ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"perchloric acid.—The saline matter which remains in the retort after ... perchloric acid may be prepared from this salt by mixing it in a retort with half ..."

5. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1891)
"It may be easily purified, because it is but sparingly soluble in water, although all the other salts of perchloric acid are very soluble and even ..."

6. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"The anhydride of perchloric acid is unknown. perchloric acid forms a colorless, corrosive liquid, which gives dense fumes in the air, and decomposes with ..."

7. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"lM sodium nitrite. 5(X)mL of water, and 10 mL of hydrochloric acid is streaked on a smear of the paste. Volumetric Solutions perchloric acid, 0.1 N ( 10.046 ..."

8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1832)
"Liquid perchloric acid may be concentrated by evaporation in a capsule, of what is better, in a small retort. The first portions that pass over are to he ..."

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