• Definition for "chlorous acid"
    • an unstable acid, HClO2, known just in answer…
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chlorous acid definition

  • noun:
    • an unstable acid, HClO2, known just in answer or as its salts, the chlorites; it is a stronger oxidizing broker
    • (HClO2) a strongly oxidizing acid; understood only in answer
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