Associations to the word «Chlorine»


CHLORINE, noun. A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
CHLORINE DIOXIDE, noun. A reddish-yellow explosive gas, ClO2, used as a water disinfectant and to bleach flour and wood pulp
CHLORINE FLUORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) Any binary compound of chlorine and fluorine.
CHLORINE FLUORIDES, noun. Plural of chlorine fluoride
CHLORINE MONOFLUORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) A gaseous binary compound, CF, of chlorine and fluorine.
CHLORINE OXIDE, noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any binary compound of chlorine and oxygen.
CHLORINE PENTAFLUORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) A gaseous hypervalent binary compound, CF5, of chlorine and fluorine.
CHLORINE TRIFLUORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) A poisonous gaseous binary compound, CF3, of chlorine and fluorine.
CHLORINE WATER, noun. A solution of chlorine in water used as a bleaching agent

Dictionary definition

CHLORINE, noun. A common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water).

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