periodic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A white, crystalline inorganic acid, HIO4·2H2O, made use of as an oxidizer.
    • HIO4, the oxyacid of iodine which iodine has the highest oxidation number; it is a white crystalline compound, and a powerful oxidizing representative
    • any acid of iodine which has oxygen

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