chlorimide

noun chlor·im·ide \klōrˈiˌmīd, -mə̇d\

Definition of chlorimide

plural

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  1. 1 :  an organic imide in which chlorine has replaced the hydrogen attached to the nitrogen atom (as in succinchlorimide); an N-chloro-imide —called also chloramine

  2. 2 :  dichloramine 1

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Origin and Etymology of chlorimide

chlor- + imide


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