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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chloride  \Chlo"ride\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  A  binary  compound  of  chlorine  with  another  element  or 
  radical;  as  chloride  of  sodium  (common  salt). 
 
  {Chloride  of  ammonium},  sal  ammoniac. 
 
  {Chloride  of  lime},  bleaching  powder;  a  grayish  white 
  substance,  {CaOCl2},  used  in  bleaching  and  disinfecting; 
  --  called  more  properly  {calcium  hypochlorite}.  See 
  {Hypochlorous  acid},  under  {Hypochlorous}. 
 
  {Mercuric  chloride},  corrosive  sublimate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chloride 
  n  1:  any  compound  containing  a  chlorine  atom 
  2:  any  salt  of  hydrochloric  acid  (containing  the  chloride  ion) 




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