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[per-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. the chloride of any particular element or group with the maximum proportion of chlorine.
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Origin of perchloride

First recorded in 1810–20; per- + chloride
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  1. a chloride that contains more chlorine than other chlorides of the same element
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