chloride

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chloride Salt of hydrochloric acid or some organic compounds containing chlorine, especially those with the negative ion Cl. The best-known example is common salt, sodium chloride (NaCl). Most chlorides are soluble in water, except mercurous and silver chlorides.

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chlo·ride / ˈklôrˌīd/ • n. Chem. a compound of chlorine with another element or group, esp. a salt of the anion Cl or an organic compound with chlorine bonded to an alkyl group.

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