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selenic acid

noun, Chemistry
1.
a crystalline, water-soluble, strong, corrosive, dibasic acid, H 2 SeO 4 , resembling sulfuric acid.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • The barium, calcium, and zinc salts of selenic acid augment the detergency of lubricating oils.
  • selenic acid is used chiefly as an additive to bright copper and bright chromium electroplating baths.
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selenic acid

noun
1.
a colourless crystalline soluble strong dibasic acid analogous to sulphuric acid. Formula: H2SeO4
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