zinc chloride

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zinc chloride

noun

Definition of ZINC CHLORIDE

:  a poisonous caustic deliquescent salt ZnCl2 used especially as a wood preservative, drying agent, and catalyst

First Known Use of ZINC CHLORIDE

1851

zinc chloride

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZINC CHLORIDE

: a poisonous caustic deliquescent readily soluble salt ZnCl2 that is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and as a disinfectant and astringent

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