Peracid



[per-as-id] /pərˈæs ɪd/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
an oxyacid, the primary element of which is in its highest possible oxidation state, as , HClO 4 , and , HMnO 4 .
/pɜːrˈæsɪd/
noun
1.
an acid, such as perchloric acid, in which the element forming the acid radical exhibits its highest valency
2.
(not in technical usage) an acid, such as persulphuric acid, that contains the -OOH group Recommended names peroxo acid, peroxy acid

peracid per·ac·id (pûr’ās’ĭd)
n.

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