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tetrachloride

[ te-truh-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.
a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine.
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Origin of tetrachloride

First recorded in 1865–70; tetra- + chloride
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British Dictionary definitions for tetrachloride

tetrachloride
/ (ˌtɛtrəˈklɔːraɪd) /

noun
any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per moleculecarbon tetrachloride, CCl 4
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Medical definitions for tetrachloride

tetrachloride
[ tĕt′rə-klôrīd′ ]

n.
A chemical compound containing four chlorine atoms per molecule.
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