dichloride

[ dahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ daɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun

a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another element or group.

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Also called bichloride.

Origin of dichloride

First recorded in 1815–25; di-1 + chloride
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British Dictionary definitions for dichloride

dichloride
/ (daɪˈklɔːraɪd) /

noun

a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another atom or groupAlso called: bichloride
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