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

  • n. The inorganic group ClO3 or a compound containing it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any salt of chloric acid; chlorates are powerful oxidizing agents

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of chloric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of chloric acid.
  • n. Potassium and sodium chlorates are now manufactured on a large scale by electrolysis of strong solutions in water of the corresponding chlorids.

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

  • n. any salt of chloric acid

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