iodic acid


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i·od·ic acid

 (ī-ŏd′ĭk)
n.
A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.

[French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.]

iodic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO3

iod′ic ac′id


n.
a colorless or white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, HIO3, used chiefly as a reagent.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.iodic acid - a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant
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