dichloride dichloride

Definition(s):

  • (n) a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule

Usage(s):

  1. The dichloride and polysul fide are mixed to form a white emulsion, in which rubbery lumps are coagulated by treatment with hydrochloric acid.
  2. Carbon tetrachloride, ethylene dichloride and chloropicrin are withheld from insecticide manufacturers for the benefit of war materials.
  3. Johnson later learned that the cloud was a witches' brew of toxic chemicals: ethylene dichloride, vinyl-chloride monomer and hydrogen chloride.

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