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oxychloride

[ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] /ˌɒk sɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry.
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a compound having oxygen and chlorine atoms bonded to another element, as bismuth oxychloride, BiOCl.
Origin of oxychloride
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; oxy-2 + chloride
Related forms
oxychloric, adjective
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