[dahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
- a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another element or group.
Origin of dichloride
Also called bichloride.
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There are four chlorides of osmium, the best known of which are the dichloride and the tetrachloride.
This may be procured in the same manner as the dichloride, using, however, an excess of chlorine.
A solution of the dichloride with excess of sulphur in crude benzol is used for vulcanising caoutchouc.
Dichloride of ethylene is detected by shaking up the chloroform with dry potassic carbonate, and then adding metallic potassium.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
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- a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another atom or groupAlso called: bichloride
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