[per-as-id] /pərˈæs ɪd/
an oxyacid, the primary element of which is in its highest possible oxidation state, as , HClO 4 , and , HMnO 4 .
an acid, such as perchloric acid, in which the element forming the acid radical exhibits its highest valency
(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)
peracute per·a·cute (pûr’ə-kyōōt’) adj. Very acute. Used of a disease.
[pur-uh d-ven-cher, per-] /ˌpɜr ədˈvɛn tʃər, ˌpɛr-/ noun 1. chance, doubt, or uncertainty. 2. . adverb 3. Archaic. it may be; maybe; possibly; perhaps. /pərədˈvɛntʃə; ˌpɜːr-/ adverb 1. by chance; perhaps noun 2. chance, uncertainty, or doubt adv. 1620s, from Middle English peraventure (mid-15c.), from per auenture (late 13c.), from Old French par aventure (see […]
[puh-ree-uh] /pəˈri ə/ noun 1. a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea. /pəˈriːə/ noun 1. a region of ancient Palestine, east of the River Jordan and the Dead Sea
[puh-rahy-uh] /pəˈraɪ ə/ noun 1. Murray, born 1947, U.S. pianist.