[ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
noun Chemistry.
a compound having oxygen and chlorine atoms bonded to another element, as bismuth oxychloride, BiOCl.

1855–60; oxy-2 + chloride

oxychloric, adjective
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Magnesium can become a part of the total cement as magnesium oxychloride if chemistry is right.
It is decomposed slowly by water to hydrochloric acid and antimony oxychloride.
After dilution of the acid leach, bismuth is precipitated as bismuth oxychloride.
Magnesite floors are laid using a formulation containing magnesium oxychloride cement and inert fillers.
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