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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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(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-)
a colorless corrosive fuming liquid, HCl, used in petrochemical and industrial processes.
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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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|Noun||1.||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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acide chlorhydriqueacide muriatique
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. ácido clorhídrico o hidroclórico, constituyente del jugo gástrico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
hydrochloric acidn ácido clorhídrico
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