hydrogen chloride(redirected from Anhydrous hydrochloric acid)
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A colorless, pungent gas, HCl, that forms hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water, and is used in the manufacture of plastics.
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent corrosive gas obtained by the action of sulphuric acid on sodium chloride: used in making vinyl chloride and other organic chemicals. Formula: HCl
2. (Elements & Compounds) an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; hydrochloric acid
a colorless gas, HCl, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrochloric acid.
A colorless, corrosive, suffocating gas, HCl, used in making plastics and in many industrial processes. When mixed with water, it forms hydrochloric acid.