Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to permanganic acid: hyposulfurous acid
per·man·gan·ic acid(pûr′măn-găn′ĭk, -măng-)
An unstable inorganic acid, HMnO4, existing only in dilute solution. Its purple aqueous solution is used as an oxidizing agent.
(Elements & Compounds) a monobasic acid known only in solution and in the form of permanganate salts. Formula: HMnO4. Systematic name: manganic(VII) acid
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||permanganic acid - an unstable purple acid (HMnO4) known only in solution or of permanganate salts|
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.