dichloramine

noun di·chloramine \(ˈ)dī+\

Definition of dichloramine

  1. 1 :  an unstable compound NHCl2 formed from ammonia by chlorination but not known in the pure state —called also chlorimide

  2. 2 :  any chloramine (see chloramine 1) or chloramide (see chloramide 1) having two chlorine atoms attached to the nitrogen atom; especially :  dichloramine-t

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Origin and Etymology of dichloramine

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + chloramine


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