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chloride

[klawr-ahyd, -id, klohr-] /ˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, ˈkloʊr-/
noun
1.
a salt of hydrochloric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is chlorine, as sodium chloride, NaCl.
2.
a compound containing chlorine, as methyl chloride, CH 3 Cl.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; chlor-2 + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorides

chloride

/ˈklɔːraɪd/
noun
1.
any salt of hydrochloric acid, containing the chloride ion Cl
2.
any compound containing a chlorine atom, such as methyl chloride (chloromethane), CH3Cl
Derived Forms
chloridic (kləˈrɪdɪk) adjective
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Word Origin and History for chlorides

chloride

n.

"compound of chlorine and another element," 1812, coined by Sir Humphrey Davy (1778-1829) from chlorine + -ide on the analogy of oxide.

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chlorides in Medicine

chloride chlo·ride (klôr'īd')
n.
A binary compound of chlorine.


chlo·rid'ic (klə-rĭd'ĭk) adj.
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chlorides in Science
chloride
  (klôr'īd')   
A compound, such as ammonium chloride, containing chlorine and another element or radical.
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