Definition of iodic acid in English:

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iodic acid

Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈɒdɪk/


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