chlorous acid

HClO2; an acid forming chlorites with bases.

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chlorous acid n a strongly oxidizing acid HClO2 known only in solution and in the form of its salts (as the chlorite of sodium)

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chlo·rous ac·id (klorґəs) a weak inorganic acid, HClO2.

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