Origin of halogen
Examples from the Web for halogen
Contemporary Examples of halogen
The light of halogen lamps is slightly more “whiteish” than incandescent lamps.The Light Bulb Is Dead. Long Live the Light Bulb!
December 20, 2013
Historical Examples of halogen
The products in question have the characteristics of solid solutions of the halogen.Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
It is decomposed by the halogen elements and also by sulphuretted hydrogen.
Halogens do not act directly on water, hence we may not properly speak of halogen substitution products.
Halogen, hal′o-jen, n. a substance which by combination with a metal forms a saline compound.
The halogen compounds of mercury, we should have mentioned, also sublime, the red iodide giving a yellow sublimate.
Word Origin for halogen
general name for elements of the chlorine family, 1842, from Swedish, coined by Swedish chemist Baron Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779-1848), literally "salt-producer," from Greek hals "salt" (see halo-) + -gen "giving birth to" (see -gen); so called because a salt is formed in reactions involving these four elements.