hydrochloric acid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hydrochloric acid an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; a strongly corrosive acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Every day the human stomach produces about 2 liters of hydrochloric acid
    • Hydrochloric acid (Chem) hydrogen chloride; a colorless, corrosive gas, HCl, of pungent, suffocating odor. It is made in great quantities in the soda process, by the action of sulphuric acid on common salt. It has a great affinity for water, and the commercial article is a strong solution of the gas in water. It is a typical acid, and is an indispensable agent in commercial and general chemical work. Called also muriatic acid and chlorhydric acid.
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Usage

In literature:

The oil is drawn off and carefully neutralized with very weak hydrochloric acid.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887" by Various
C is a small tube for the condensation of the aqueous hydrochloric acid which distills over from B.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
It rapidly absorbs hydrochloric acid, with the disengagement of heat.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
Apply hydrochloric acid, drop by drop, to the stain until it brightens, then dip at once into the water.
"The Complete Home" by Various
Then the uncombined excess of alkali is titrated with half normal hydrochloric acid.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 443, June 28, 1884" by Various
What is meant by the statement that hydrochloric acid is one of the strongest acids?
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Hydrochloric acid as a fixer, 245.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
It is insoluble in water, but dissolves slowly in hydrochloric acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
N/10 hydrochloric acid to standardize N/10 alcoholic sodium hydroxide.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
The toxic agent is rendered inactive or destroyed by hydrochloric acid in a concentration of 0.25%.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The remainder was heated with alcoholic potash and reprecipitated with hydrochloric acid.
"Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)" by William Anderson Syme
The nitro-hydrochloric acid was used with success at St. Thomas's Hospital.
"Epidemics Examined and Explained: or, Living Germs Proved by Analogy to be a Source of Disease" by John Grove
Test its composition (use hydrochloric acid).
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
For example, the use of a certain excess of hydrochloric acid would not hasten coagulation, but would prevent it.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
C4H2O(CO2H)2, is formed when mucic acid is heated with hydrochloric acid at 100 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Sulphate of Soda, Hydrochloric Acid, Leblanc Soda.
"Cork: Its Origin and Industrial Uses" by Gilbert E. Stecher
I've burned a hole as big as a plate in the front of my chemistry apron, with hydrochloric acid.
"Daddy Long-Legs" by Jean Webster
The print is next passed direct and without intermediate washing into the hydrochloric acid bath, as already described.
"The Barnet Book of Photography" by Various
The hydrochloric acid generally is deficient in cases of scurvy.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
The unacted upon portions are dissolved out by dilute hydrochloric acid, leaving a black permanent image.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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In news:

To produce krokodil, which has a comparable effect to heroin but is much cheaper to make, users mix codeine with gasoline, paint thinner, iodine, hydrochloric acid and red phosphorous.
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Residents in Texas City were asked to shelter-in-place for hours overnight because of a hydrochloric acid leak at the city's docks.
The pool manager at a local country club was exposed to hydrochloric acid as it leaked from a damaged line midday Tuesday.
What's the best material of construction where hydrochloric acid is concerned.
We plan to have a reaction in which the main products will be 6% to 7% aniline, 3% to 4% hydrochloric acid, and temperature of around 120-130 degrees C.
SMS Demag Process Technologies has been awarded an order to supply the world's largest hydrochloric -acid regeneration plant for the new integrated rolling mill at ThyssenKrupp Steel USA in Calvert, Ala.
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We plan to have a reaction in which the main products will be 6% to 7% aniline, 3% to 4% hydrochloric acid , and temperature of around 120-130 degrees C.
SMS Demag Process Technologies has been awarded an order to supply the world's largest hydrochloric-acid regeneration plant for the new integrated rolling mill at ThyssenKrupp Steel USA in Calvert, Ala.
For Magnetics International, Inc. And hydrochloric acid production facility in.
We conducted a literature review to identify elements of duodenogastroesophageal reflux (DGER)—namely pancreatic fluids, hydrochloric acid, pepsin, and bile—as to the effects each has when refluxed to the extraesophageal structures.
What would be the ideal material of construction for a hydrochloric acid plant.
Equipment failure was blamed for a minor hydrochloric acid spill at the Olin Chemical plant in Augusta, according to an incident report filed by the company with the National Response Center.
What effect does nitric, sulfuric and/or hydrochloric acid have on type 304 and 316 stainless steel.
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In science:

Growth of disordered samples (PHCBC) follows exactly the same recipe with replacement of pure hydrochloric acid with mixture of HCl and HBr in desired ratio.
Crystals for neutron scattering studies of quantum magnetism
The photonic-crystal waveguides are fabricated by electron-beam lithography, reactive-ion etching, and wet etching using hydrochloric and hydrofluoride acid solutions.
An Anderson-localized random nanolaser
This catastrophically failed several times during the first three years of operation, leaking freon which decomposed over the oxidiser, producing hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acid.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
The front ZnO:Al contact and the CdS buffer layer of the solar cells are removed by a selective etching process with hydrochloric acid; a SEM image of the resulting structure is shown in Fig. 1 (a).
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
The most homogeneously etched layers are obtained in our experiments using a mixture of hydrochloric and nitric acid, which forms aqua regia.
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
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