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An oxygen-containing acid. Also called oxoacid.
(Elements & Compounds) any acid that contains oxygen. Also called: oxo acid
ox•y•ac•id(ˈɒk siˌæs ɪd)
an inorganic acid containing oxygen.
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|Noun||1.||oxyacid - any acid that contains oxygen|
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
hypophosphoric acid - a crystalline tetrabasic acid (H4P2O6)
hypophosphorous acid, orthophosphorous acid, phosphorous acid - a clear or yellow monobasic acid (H3PO2)
polyphosphoric acid - a series of oxyacids of phosphorus
periodic acid - any acid of iodine that contains oxygen
tungstic acid - an oxyacid of tungsten (often polymeric in nature) formed by neutralizing alkaline tungstate solutions