Meaning of CHLORIDE in English



Pronunciation: ' klo ̇ r- ˌ ī d

Function: noun

Etymology: German Chlorid, from chlor- + -id -ide

Date: 1812

1 : a compound of chlorine with another element or group especially : a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid

2 : a monovalent anion consisting of one atom of chlorine

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