An acid containing oxygen, in place of a hydracid.
An acid containing air, as chloric acid or sulphuric acid; -- contrasted because of the hydracids, that incorporate no air, as hydrochloric acid. See acid, and hydroxy-.
An acid containing air. Also referred to as oxacid.
This term had been formerly always distinguish an acid containing air in one for which this factor isn't current, as sulphuric acid, H2SO4, from hydrochloric; acid, HCl. In contemporary natural chemistry the same term is normally placed on an acid containing both a carboxyl and a hydroxyl group, as oxyacetic or glycolic acid, CH2.HO.COOH. Substances of this type are maybe better called hydroxyacids or alcohol acids.