Peracid meaning

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Any of various acids containing the peroxy group.
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An inorganic acid, such as perchloric acid, containing the largest proportion of oxygen in a series of related oxyacids.
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An acid containing a larger proportion of oxygen than other acids containing the same elements, as perboric acid or perchloric acid.
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An acid that contains one or more O2 groups.
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(chemistry) Any acid that contains a peroxy group - e.g. peracetic acid.
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(inorganic chemistry) The oxyacid of a particular element that has the largest number of oxygen atoms - e.g. perchloric acid.
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