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hypochlorous


hypochlorous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypochlorous  \Hy`po*chlo"rous\,  a.  [Pref.  hypo-  +  chlorous.] 
  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  derived  from  chlorine  having  a  valence 
  lower  than  in  chlorous  compounds. 
 
  {Hypochlorous  acid}  (Chem.),  an  acid  derived  from  chlorine, 
  not  known  in  a  pure  state,  but  forming  various  salts, 
  called  hypochlorites.