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per·man·ga·nate

 (pər-măng′gə-nāt′)
n.
The anionic univalent group MnO4 derived from permanganic acid or a compound containing this group, all of which are strong oxidizing agents.

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permanganate

(pəˈmæŋɡəˌneɪt; -nɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a salt of permanganic acid
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per•man•ga•nate

(pərˈmæŋ gəˌneɪt)

n.
a salt of permanganic acid, as potassium permanganate.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.permanganate - a dark purple salt of permanganic acid; in water solution it is used as a disinfectant and antiseptic
permanganate of potash, potassium permanganate - a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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Translations
kaliumpermanganatpermanganat

permanganate

[pɜːˈmæŋgənɪt] Npermanganato m
permanganate of potashpermanganato m de potasio
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permanganate

nPermanganat nt
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permanganate

[pɜːˈmæŋgənɪt] npermanganato
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permanganate

n permanganato
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References in classic literature ?
For fear of poison, Sheldon had immediately scarified the wound and injected permanganate of potash; but in spite of the precaution the shoulder was swelling rapidly.
These may be perborates, percarbonates, permanganates or peroxides.