Meaning of CHLORIDE in English


/klawr"uyd, -id, klohr"-/ , n.

1. a salt of hydrochloric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is chlorine, as sodium chloride, NaCl.

2. a compound containing chlorine, as methyl chloride, CH 3 Cl.

[ 1805-15; CHLOR- 2 + -IDE ]

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