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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hy·dro·chlor·ic ac·id

n. ácido clorhídrico o hidroclórico, constituyente del jugo gástrico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hydrochloric acid

n ácido clorhídrico
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