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chlo·ride

 (klôr′īd′)
n.
Univalent anionic chlorine, or a compound of chlorine, especially a binary compound of chlorine with a more electropositive element.

chlo·rid′ic (klə-rĭd′ĭk) adj.

chloride

(ˈklɔːraɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt of hydrochloric acid, containing the chloride ion Cl
2. (Elements & Compounds) any compound containing a chlorine atom, such as methyl chloride (chloromethane), CH3Cl
chloridic adj

chlo•ride

(ˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, ˈkloʊr-)

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, CH3Cl.
[1805–15]

chlo·ride

(klôr′īd′)
A compound, such as ammonium chloride, containing chlorine and another element or radical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chloride - any compound containing a chlorine atom
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
calomel, mercurous chloride - a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic
trichloride - any compound containing three chlorine atoms in each molecule
bichloride, dichloride - a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule
perchloride - a chloride containing an unusually high proportion of chlorine
aluminium chloride, aluminum chloride - a chloride used as a wood preservative or catalyst
dichloromethane, methylene chloride - a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant
obidoxime chloride - a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX
silver chloride - a chloride used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions
stannic chloride - a colorless caustic liquid made by treating tin with chlorine
hemin, protohemin - a reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood
2.chloride - any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)
Kaochlor, K-Dur 20, K-lor, Klorvess, K-lyte, potash muriate, potassium chloride, potassium muriate - salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
halide - a salt of any halogen acid
Translations

chloride

[ˈklɔːraɪd]
A. Ncloruro m
B. CPD chloride of lime Ncloruro m de cal

chloride

[ˈklɔːraɪd] nchlorure m

chloride

nChlorid nt; chloride of limeChlorkalk m

chloride

[ˈklɔːraɪd] n (Chem) → cloruro

chloride

n cloruro