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A chemical compound containing two chlorine atoms or ions. Also called bichloride.
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(Elements & Compounds) a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another atom or group. Also called: bichloride
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di•chlo•ride(daɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-)
a compound in which two atoms of chlorine are combined with another element or group.
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