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chloride US English

A compound of chlorine with another element or group, especially a salt of the anion Cl- or an organic compound with chlorine bonded to an alkyl group

silver chloride US English

A white insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light, owing to the production of metallic silver. It is used in making photographic emulsions and papers

sodium chloride US English

A colorless crystalline compound occurring naturally in seawater and halite; common salt

vinyl chloride US English

A colorless toxic gas used in the production of polyvinyl chloride and other commercially important polymers

ammonium chloride US English

A white crystalline salt used chiefly in dry cells, as a mordant, and as soldering flux

carbonyl chloride US English

another term for phosgene.

calcium chloride US English

A white crystalline salt used to de-ice roads and as a drying agent

polyvinyl chloride US English

A tough, chemically resistant synthetic resin made by polymerizing vinyl chloride and used for a wide variety of products including pipes, flooring, and sheeting

mercuric chloride US English

A toxic white crystalline compound, used as a fungicide and antiseptic

mercurous chloride US English

another term for calomel.

sodium chloride in salt US English

A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food

carbonyl chloride in phosgene US English

A colorless poisonous gas made by the reaction of chlorine and carbon monoxide. It was used as a poison gas, notably in World War I

chloride English-Spanish

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