Definition of chlorous acid in English:

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chlorous acid

Pronunciation: /ˈklɔːrəs/


[mass noun] Chemistry
A weak acid with oxidizing properties, formed when chlorine dioxide dissolves in water.
  • Chemical formula: HClO2
Example sentences
  • This then passes through the catalyst which assists the conversion of chlorous acid to chlorine dioxide.
  • In addition, these pumps automatically proportion the chlorous acid dose over a range of 0.25 to 30-gpm.
  • It is anticipated that the chlorous acid would be shipped to the plant site by, e.g., tank truck or railway tank car.
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