persalt [pur-sawlt] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.

  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.

Origin of persalt First recorded in 1810–20; per- + salt1 Examples from the Web for persalt Historical Examples of persalt

  • If a solution of a persalt of iron is now added to the fluid, a blue precipitate is formed.

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  • Prussian blue, with a persalt of iron or tin as a mordant, gives a very splendid dark blue.

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    Arnold Cooley

  • British Dictionary definitions for persalt persalt noun

    1. any salt of a peracid

    persalt in Medicine persalt [pûr′sôlt′] n.

    1. A salt containing the greatest proportion possible of the peroxy group.

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