Perchloric-acid meaning

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A colorless, corrosive liquid, HClO4 , explosively unstable under some conditions, that is a powerful oxidant used as a catalyst and in explosives.
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A colorless, liquid acid, HClO4, that is a strong oxidizing agent: its concentrated solutions can form explosive mixtures with reducing agents: used in analytical chemistry, in making solid propellants, etc.
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A clear, colorless liquid that is very corrosive and, under some conditions, extremely explosive. It is a powerful oxidant and is used as a catalyst and in explosives. Chemical formula: HClO4.
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A clear colourless liquid; a strong acid and a violent, sometimes explosive, oxidizing agent.
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(chemistry) HClO4, the oxyacid of chlorine in which chlorine has the highest oxidation number.
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