chloride

noun chlo·ride \ ˈklȯr-ˌīd \

Definition of chloride

1 :a compound of chlorine with another element or group; especially :a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid
2 :a monovalent anion consisting of one atom of chlorine

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Origin and Etymology of chloride

German Chlorid, from chlor- + -id -ide


CHLORIDE Defined for English Language Learners

chloride

noun

Definition of chloride for English Language Learners

  • : a chemical compound of chlorine with another element or group


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chloride

noun chlo·ride \ ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, ˈklȯ(ə)r- \

medical Definition of chloride

1 :a compound of chlorine with another element or radical; especially :a salt or ester of hydrochloric acid called also muriate
2 :a monovalent anion consisting at one atom of chlorine

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