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Definition 1: any compound containing a chlorine atom - [noun denoting substance]

(chloride is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

(... is a kind of chloride ) a colorless caustic liquid made by treating tin with chlorine

(... is a kind of chloride ) a chloride used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions

(... is a kind of chloride ) a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX

(... is a kind of chloride ) a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant

(... is a kind of chloride ) a chloride used as a wood preservative or catalyst

(... is a kind of chloride ) a chloride containing an unusually high proportion of chlorine

(... is a kind of chloride ) a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule

(... is a kind of chloride ) any compound containing three chlorine atoms in each molecule

(... is a kind of chloride ) a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic

(... is a kind of chloride ) a reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood

Definition 2: any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion) - [noun denoting substance]

(chloride is a kind of ...) a salt of any halogen acid

(... is a kind of chloride ) salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency

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