Definition of iodic acid in English:

iodic acid

Syllabification: i·od·ic ac·id
Pronunciation: /īˌädik ˈasid


A crystalline acid with strong oxidizing properties, made by oxidation of iodine.
More example sentences
  • The related name, iodate, indicates any salt of iodic acid containing the IO3- radical.
  • Iodic acid (HIO3) has attracted much interest owing to its potential as oxidant, reagent and acidic source.



Pronunciation: /ˈīəˌdāt/
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  • The origin of this shift is unknown but may reflect a perturbation of the iodide charge-transfer absorption band in the presence of iodate.

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