iodic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.
    • The oxyacid of iodine HIO3
    • a soluble crystalline acid; made use of as a reagent and disinfectant
  • adjective:
    • a monobasic acid (HIO3), composed of iodine with three areas of air plus one of hydrogen.

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