potassium permanganate

Definitions of potassium permanganate
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n a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic

Synonyms:
permanganate of potash
Type of:
permanganate
a dark purple salt of permanganic acid; in water solution it is used as a disinfectant and antiseptic

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