from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The anionic univalent group ClO3 derived from chloric acid, or a compound containing this group.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A salt of chloric acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry any salt of chloric acid; chlorates are powerful oxidizing agents

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

  • noun any salt of chloric acid


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