cl

Cl

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. chlorine.

CL

  1. common law.

cl.

C/L

  1. carload.
  2. carload lot.
  3. cash letter.

c.l.

  1. carload.
  2. carload lot.
  3. center line.
  4. civil law.
  5. common law.
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British Dictionary definitions for cl

cl

1
symbol for
  1. centilitre

cl

2
the internet domain name for
  1. Chile

Cl

the chemical symbol for
  1. chlorine

CL

abbreviation for
  1. Sri Lanka (international car registration)

Word Origin for CL

from Ceylon
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cl in Medicine

Cl

  1. The symbol for the elementchlorine

CL

[sē-ĕl]
n.
  1. A bipolar lead of an electrocardiograph that has electrodes attached to chest and left arm.
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cl in Science

cl

  1. Abbreviation of centiliter

Cl

  1. The symbol for chlorine.

chlorine

[klôrēn′]
Cl
  1. A greenish-yellow, gaseous element of the halogen group that can combine with most other elements and is found chiefly in combination with the alkali metals as chlorates and chlorides. Chlorine is highly irritating and poisonous. It is used in purifying water, as a disinfectant and bleach, and in the manufacture of numerous chemical compounds. Atomic number 17; atomic weight 35.453; freezing point -100.98°C; boiling point -34.6°C; specific gravity 1.56 (-33.6°C); valence 1, 3, 5, 7. See Periodic Table. See Note at chlorophyll.
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