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A chemical compound containing four chlorine atoms per molecule.
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(Elements & Compounds) any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per molecule: carbon tetrachloride, CCl4.
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tet•ra•chlo•ride(ˌtɛ trəˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-)
a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine.
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|Noun||1.||tetrachloride - any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per molecule|
carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, perchloromethane, tetrachloromethane - a colorless nonflammable liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils; because of its toxicity its use as a cleaning fluid or fire extinguisher has declined
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n → Tetrachlorid nt
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