tetrachloride

tetrachloride

[te-truh-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
noun Chemistry.
a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine.

Origin:
1865–70; tetra- + chloride

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tetrachloride (ˌtɛtrəˈklɔːraɪd)
 
n
any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per molecule: carbon tetrachloride, CCl4

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tetrachloride tet·ra·chlo·ride (tět'rə-klôr'īd')
n.
A chemical compound containing four chlorine atoms per molecule.

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