subchloride

[ suhb-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ sʌbˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a chloride containing a relatively small proportion of chlorine, as mercurous chloride.

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subchloride
/ (sʌbˈklɔːraɪd) /

noun

a chloride of an element that contains less chlorine than its common chloride
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