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chloride

klaw rahyd

  • n  any compound containing a chlorine atom
  • n  any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)

  • The new product, Westsal, contained lithium chloride (table salt is sodium chloride).
  • With surgical thoroughness, Schaub showed that Coppolino obtained a lethal amount of succinylcholine chloride supposedly for animal experiments from a friend a month .
  • Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that has been used as a propellant in such popular products as hair, disinfectant and insect sprays.
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  • Marshall Brain in Sun-Sentinel
    Sodium, chloride, potassium and water -- that's [mostly] what is coming out in sweat,said Marshall Brain, the founder of the website howstuffworks.com. "There isn't some magic sweat gland filtering out toxins through the skin."
  • Jack Kevorkian in WJZ
    He's dying now, because his oxygen's cut off. He can't breathe,Kevorkian explained. "So now, I'll quickly inject the potassium chloride to stop the heart."
  • James Inhofe in Midwest City Sun
    If you go down south, the Red River Chloride Project is really a huge one particularly for Southwest Oklahoma,Inhofe said. "It allows them to use the water from the Red River for irrigation and also for drinking water. ...... If they don't...

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