hydrochloric acid


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hy·dro·chlo·ric acid

 (hī′drə-klôr′ĭk)
n.
A clear, colorless, fuming, poisonous, highly acidic aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride, HCl, used as a chemical intermediate and in petroleum production, ore reduction, food processing, pickling, and metal cleaning. It is found in the stomach. Also called muriatic acid.

hydrochloric acid

(ˌhaɪdrəˈklɒrɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the colourless or slightly yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride: a strong acid used in many industrial and laboratory processes. Formerly called: muriatic acid

hy′dro•chlo′ric ac′id

(ˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-)
n.
a colorless corrosive fuming liquid, HCl, used in petrochemical and industrial processes.
[1825–35]

hy·dro·chlo·ric acid

(hī′drə-klôr′ĭk)
A solution of hydrogen chloride in water. It is a very strong, poisonous, and corrosive acid with a sharp odor and is used in food processing, metal cleaning, and dyeing. Small amounts of hydrochloric acid are also secreted by the stomachs of animals for digestion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrochloric acid - an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; a strongly corrosive acid
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
muriatic acid - a former name for hydrochloric acid
Translations
soutsuur
àcid clorhídricclorur d'hidrogensalfumant
kyselina chlorovodíková
saltsyre
suolahappo
acide chlorhydriqueacide muriatique
塩酸
zoutzuur
kwas chlorowodorowykwas solny
ácido clorídico
kyselina chlórovodíkovákyselina soľná
saltsyra
hidroklorik asit

hydrochloric acid

[ˌhaɪdrəʊˈklɒrɪkˈæsɪd] nacido cloridrico or muriatico

hy·dro·chlor·ic ac·id

n. ácido clorhídrico o hidroclórico, constituyente del jugo gástrico.

hydrochloric acid

n ácido clorhídrico
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