iodic acid

iodic acid

noun Chemistry.
a colorless or white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, HIO 3 , used chiefly as a reagent.

Origin:
1820–30

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iodic acid
 
n
a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO3

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