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permanganate

[per-mang-guh-neyt] /pərˈmæŋ gəˌneɪt/
noun, Chemistry
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; permangan(ic acid) + -ate2
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Examples for permanganate
  • Each was instructed to wash his hands in a disinfecting permanganate solution.
British Dictionary definitions for permanganate

permanganate

/pəˈmæŋɡəˌneɪt; -nɪt/
noun
1.
a salt of permanganic acid
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permanganate in Medicine

permanganate per·man·ga·nate (pər-māng'gə-nāt')
n.
Any of the salts of permanganic acid, all of which are strong oxidizing agents.

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permanganate in Science
permanganate
  (pər-māng'gə-nāt')   
A salt of permanganic acid, containing the group MnO4. Permanganates are strong oxidizing agents.
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