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carbonyl chloride

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noun
  1. phosgene.

Origin of carbonyl chloride

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for carbonyl chloride

carbonyl chloride

noun
  1. (not in technical usage) another name for phosgene
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carbonyl chloride in Science

carbonyl chloride

  1. See phosgene.
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