[ mon-uh-klawr-ahyd, -klohr- ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈklɔr aɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a chloride containing one atom of chlorine with one atom of another element or a group.


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Origin of monochloride

First recorded in 1865–70; mono- + chloride Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for monochloride

/ (ˌmɒnəˈklɔːraɪd) /


a chloride containing one atom of chlorine per molecule
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