Meaning of CHLORIDE in English


ˈklōrˌīd, -ȯˌr-, -_rə̇d noun

( -s )

Etymology: German chlorid, from chlor chlorine (from Greek chlōros greenish yellow) + -id -ide — more at yellow

1. : a compound of chlorine with another element or radical : a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid

sodium chloride

ethyl chloride

2. : chloride paper or a photographic print made on it

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