[ bahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]


Origin of bichloride

First recorded in 1800–10; bi-1 + chloride

Words Nearby bichloride Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bichloride in a sentence

  • Wash the hands in bichloride solution after visiting a case, and do not touch the door-knob or things in the room.

  • Formalin is the best disinfectant for wall-paper unless the child has spat upon it—then use the bichloride.

  • You must then wet with bichloride everything the child has touched, and boil all eating utensils.

  • Sometimes the bichloride will not injure the wall-paper, but if there are gilt figures upon it these will be blackened.

  • If you determine to have the room repapered, wet it with bichloride before you bring in the workmen.

British Dictionary definitions for bichloride


/ (baɪˈklɔːraɪd) /

  1. another name for dichloride

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