trichloride

[ trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ traɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a chloride having three atoms of chlorine, as ferric chloride, FeCl3.

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Origin of trichloride

First recorded in 1860–65; tri- + chloride
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British Dictionary definitions for trichloride

trichloride
/ (traɪˈklɔːraɪd) /

noun

any compound that contains three chlorine atoms per molecule
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Medical definitions for trichloride

trichloride
[ trī-klôrīd′ ]

n.

A compound containing three chlorine atoms per molecule.
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