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thionyl chloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a clear, pale yellow or red, fuming, corrosive liquid, SOCl 2 , used chiefly in organic synthesis.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • Lithium battery types include lithium-manganese dioxide, lithium-sulfur dioxide, and lithium-thionyl chloride.

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