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The name of a chemical compound that shows the names of each of its elements or subcompounds. For example, the chemical name of aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid. Compare trivial name.
The compound's chemical name is 2,5-dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3(2H)-furanone.
NaCl is the formula for sodium chloride, which is the chemical name of common salt.
The chemical name of our common culinary salt, in conformity with such a nomenclature, would be sodane.
Iron combined with a small portion of carbon; its chemical name is Carburet of Iron.
In the industries the metal is called aluminum, but its chemical name is aluminium.