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dichloride

[dahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] /daɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/
noun
1.
a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another element or group.
Also called bichloride.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; di-1 + chloride
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Examples from the web for dichloride
  • Also in the noxious brew: ammonia, vinyl chloride, and ethylene dichloride.
  • Propylene dichloride is used as a chemical intermediate in several industries.
  • Ethylene dichloride is primarily used in the production of vinyl chloride as well as other chemicals.
British Dictionary definitions for dichloride

dichloride

/daɪˈklɔːraɪd/
noun
1.
a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another atom or group Also called bichloride
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