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sulfuryl chloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid, SO 2 Cl 2 , having a very pungent odor and corrosive to the skin and mucous membranes: used as a chlorinating or sulfonating agent.
Also, sulfonyl chloride.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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