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stannic chloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless fuming and caustic liquid, SnCl 4 , soluble in water and alcohol, that converts with water to a crystalline solid: used for electrically conductive and electroluminescent coatings and in ceramics.
Also called tin chloride, tin tetrachloride.
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