Meaning of CHLORALUM in English


I. chlor·al·um klōrˈaləm noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + alum inum

: aluminum chloride in the form of yellowish white to colorless deliquescent crystals or powder of the hydrate AlCl 3 .6H 2 O or its aqueous solution used especially in salting out glycerin lyes in soapmaking, in carbonizing wool, and as a disinfectant, deodorant, and astringent

II. chlo·ra·lum ˈklōrələm, klōrˈal- noun

Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary chloral + New Latin -um

: chloral

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