Definition of chlorine in English:
The chemical element of atomic number 17, a toxic, irritant, pale green gas. (Symbol: Cl)
- The blue was fading to a dull chlorine green, the fuchsia sprouting roots of over an inch.
- The green chlorine gas rolled over the Allied frontline and it created panic.
- Once chlorine has combined with other chemicals it is not effective as a disinfectant.
Early 19th century: named by Sir Humphrey Davy, from Greek khlōros 'green' + -ine4.
Words that rhyme with chlorinechorine, Doreen, Maureen, Noreen, taurine
Definition of chlorine in:
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