chlorous acid

chlorous acid

noun
a hypothetical acid, HClO 2 , known only in solution or in the form of its salts.

Origin:
1835–45

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chlorous acid
 
n
an unstable acid that is a strong oxidizing agent. Formula: HClO2

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chlorous acid chlo·rous acid (klôr'əs)
n.
An acid that has not been isolated but whose chlorite salts are known.

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