[trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]

noun Chemistry.

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

Origin of trichloride

First recorded in 1860–65; tri- + chloride Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for trichloride



any compound that contains three chlorine atoms per molecule
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trichloride in Medicine




A compound containing three chlorine atoms per molecule.
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