hypochlorite

[ hahy-puh-klawr-ahyt, -klohr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈklɔr aɪt, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun

a salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.

Origin of hypochlorite

First recorded in 1840–50; hypo- + chlorite2
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British Dictionary definitions for hypochlorite

hypochlorite
/ (ˌhaɪpəˈklɔːraɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
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Medicine definitions for hypochlorite

hypochlorite
[ hī′pə-klôrīt′ ]

n.

A salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.
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Science definitions for hypochlorite

hypochlorite
[ hī′pə-klôrīt′ ]

A salt or ester of hypochlorous acid, containing the group OCl.
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