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telluric acid

noun, Chemistry
a white, toxic, crystalline compound, H 6 TeO 6 , slightly soluble in cold water, soluble in hot water and alkalis: used as an analytical agent.
Origin of telluric acid
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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telluric acid

a white crystalline dibasic acid produced by the oxidation of tellurium by hydrogen peroxide. Formula: H6TeO6
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