Chloric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chloric Pertaining to, or obtained from, chlorine; -- said of those compounds of chlorine in which this element has a valence of five, or the next to its highest; as, chloric acid, HClO3 .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chloric Pertaining to or containing chlorin; specifically, containing chlorin in smaller proportion than chlorous compounds.
    • chloric A name given to spirits of chloroform, consisting of chloroform 1 part, alcohol 9 parts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Chloric of or from chlorine
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Chlorine
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. chlōros, pale-green.

Usage

In literature:

He then added a few drops of chloric ether and ammonia, and some lemon to a real square bottleful of aq.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
This releases chloric acid, which, being an extremely powerful antiseptic, kills the bacteria to which the ulcers are due.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
He retired to rest at eleven o'clock, having taken a small dose of laudanum and chloric ether for his cold.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
Croton chloral gives the same reactions, but chloroform, chloric ether, and formic acid do not.
"Scientific American, Vol. XLIII.--No. 1. [New Series.], July 3, 1880" by Various
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In news:

The hazardous material is believed to be chloric acid, the dispatcher said.
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