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.

(Chlo*rid"ic) a. Of or pertaining to a chloride; containing a chloride.

(Chlo"rid*ize) v. t. See Chloridate.

(Chlo*rim"e*try) n. See Chlorometry.

(Chlo"rin*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chlorinated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chlorinating.] (Chem.) To treat, or cause to combine, with chlorine.

(Chlo`ri*na"tion) n. The act or process of subjecting anything to the action of chlorine; especially, a process for the extraction of gold by exposure of the auriferous material to chlorine gas.

(Chlo"rine) n. [Gr. pale green, greenish yellow. So named from its color. See Yellow.] (Chem.) One of the elementary substances, commonly isolated as a greenish yellow gas, two and one half times as heavy as air, of an intensely disagreeable suffocating odor, and exceedingly poisonous. It is abundant in nature, the most important compound being common salt. It is powerful oxidizing, bleaching, and disinfecting agent. Symbol Cl. Atomic weight, 35.4.

Chlorine family, the elements fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine, called the halogens, and classed together from their common peculiarities.

(Chlor`i*od"ic) a. Compounded of chlorine and iodine; containing chlorine and iodine.

(Chlor`i"o*dine) n. A compound of chlorine and iodine. [R.]

(Chlo"rite) n. [Gr. (sc. ), fr. chlwro`s light green.] (Min.) The name of a group of minerals, usually of a green color and micaceous to granular in structure. They are hydrous silicates of alumina, iron, and magnesia.

Chlorite slate, a schistose or slaty rock consisting of alumina, iron, and magnesia.

(Chlo"rite), n. [Chlorous + -ite.] (Chem.) Any salt of chlorous acid; as, chlorite of sodium.

(Chlo*rit"ic) a. [From 1st Chlorite.] Pertaining to, or containing, chlorite; as, chloritic sand.

(Chlor`meth"ane) n. (Chem.) A colorless gas, CH3Cl, of a sweet odor, easily condensed to a liquid; — called also methyl chloride.

(Chlo"ro-) (Chem.) A prefix denoting that chlorine is an ingredient in the substance named.

(Chlo`ro*cru"o*rin) n. [Gr. chlwro`s light green + E. cruorin.] (Physiol.) A green substance, supposed to be the cause of the green color of the blood in some species of worms. Ray Lankester.

(Chlo"ro*dyne) n. [From chlorine, in imitation of anodyne.] (Med.) A patent anodyne medicine, containing opium, chloroform, Indian hemp, etc.

(Chlo"ri*date) v. t. To treat or prepare with a chloride, as a plate with chloride of silver, for the purposes of photography. R. Hunt.

(Chlo"ride) n. (Chem.) A binary compound of chlorine with another element or radical; as, chloride of sodium

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