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[hek-suh-klawr-ahyd, -klohr-]
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  1. a chloride containing six atoms of chlorine.

Origin of hexachloride

First recorded in 1875–80; hexa- + chloride
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  • Monoxide, IrO, prepared by adding potassium hydrate to the hexachloride of iridium, and digesting the precipitate in an acid.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

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