persalt: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pûr'sôlt"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. (in a series of salts of a given metal or group) the salt in which the metal or group has a high, or the highest apparent, valence.
  2. (loosely) the salt of a peroxy acid.
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