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halogen


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halogen  \Hal"o*gen\,  n.  [Gr.  "a`ls,  "alo`s,  salt  +  -gen:  cf  F. 
  halog[`e]ne.]  (Chem.) 
  An  electro-negative  element  or  radical,  which  by  combination 
  with  a  metal,  forms  a  haloid  salt;  especially,  chlorine, 
  bromine,  and  iodine;  sometimes  also  fluorine  and  cyanogen. 
  See  {Chlorine  family},  under  {Chlorine}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halogen 
  n  :  any  of  the  chemical  elements  fluorine  or  chlorine  or  bromine 
  or  iodine  or  astatine 




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