peracidity

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peracid (pɜːrˈæsɪd)
 
n
1.  an acid, such as perchloric acid, in which the element forming the acid radical exhibits its highest valency
2.  (not in technical usage) peroxo acid, Recommended names: peroxy acid an acid, such as persulphuric acid, that contains the -OOH group
 
peracidity
 
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