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bichloride of mercury

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noun Chemistry.
  1. mercuric chloride.

Origin of bichloride of mercury

First recorded in 1800–10
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  • The bichloride-of-mercury formula is one of the most satisfactory for the young amateur.

    Harper's Round Table, August 13, 1895

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British Dictionary definitions for bichloride of mercury

bichloride of mercury

noun
  1. another name for mercuric chloride
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