dichloramine

noun
di·​chloramine | \ (ˈ)dī+ \

Definition of dichloramine

1 : an unstable compound NHCl2 formed from ammonia by chlorination but not known in the pure state

called also chlorimide

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

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History and Etymology for dichloramine

International Scientific Vocabulary di- + chloramine

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“Dichloramine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichloramine. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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