stannic chloride

noun Chemistry.

a colorless fuming and caustic liquid, SnCl4, soluble in water and alcohol, that converts with water to a crystalline solid: used for electrically conductive and electroluminescent coatings and in ceramics.

Also called tin chloride, tin tetrachloride. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019