noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A crystalline acid with strong oxidizing properties, made by oxidation of iodine.
- Chemical formula: HIO3
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.
Definition of iodic acid in:
- The US English dictionary