ferrous chloride

noun

Definition of ferrous chloride

: a deliquescent salt FeCl2 obtained in anhydrous form as colorless crystals (as by heating iron in hydrogen chloride) and used chiefly in the textile industry as a mordant and in metallurgy; iron dichloride

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“Ferrous chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrous%20chloride. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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