dichloride

[dahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
noun
a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another element or group.
Also called bichloride.


Origin:
1815–25; di-1 + chloride

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dichloride (daɪˈklɔːraɪd)
 
n
Also called: bichloride a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another atom or group

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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.
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