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monochloride

[mon-uh-klawr-ahyd, -klohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a chloride containing one atom of chlorine with one atom of another element or a group.

Origin of monochloride

First recorded in 1865–70; mono- + chloride
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  • It crystallizes in long yellow needles and decomposes readily on heating into the monochloride and chlorine.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6

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British Dictionary definitions for monochloride

monochloride

noun
  1. a chloride containing one atom of chlorine per molecule
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