[klawr-ahyd, -id, klohr-]
Origin of chloride
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Examples from the Web for chloride
They walked him between them back to the door and Chloride and Sinclair went in.The Plunderer
The iron must be filed clean and then brushed with chloride of zinc solution.
It is then painted with chloride of zinc and soldered with the bit.
The use of chloride of zinc is practically essential in this case.
The most satisfactory of these substances is chloride of calcium .Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
- any salt of hydrochloric acid, containing the chloride ion Cl –
- any compound containing a chlorine atom, such as methyl chloride (chloromethane), CH 3 Cl
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Word Origin and History for chloride
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- A binary compound of chlorine.
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- A compound, such as ammonium chloride, containing chlorine and another element or radical.
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