Definition of iodic acid in English:

iodic acid

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Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈɒdɪk


[mass noun] Chemistry
  • A crystalline acid with strong oxidizing properties, made by oxidation of iodine.
    • Chemical formula: HIO3
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    • 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.

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