from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See osmium tetroxide.
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- n. A supposed acid formed from osmium tetroxide but known only as osmate salts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Osmic acid proper, an acid analogous to sulphuric acid, not known in the free state, but forming a well-known and stable series of salts (osmates), which were formerly improperly called osmites.
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