from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A white, crystalline inorganic acid, HIO4·2H2O, used as an oxidizer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. HIO4, the oxyacid of iodine in which iodine has the highest oxidation number; it is a white crystalline substance, and a strong oxidizing agent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any acid of iodine that contains oxygen


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