hypochlorite

noun hy·po·chlo·rite \ ˌhī-pə-ˈklȯr-ˌīt \

Definition of hypochlorite

:a salt or ester of hypochlorous acid

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First Known Use of hypochlorite

circa 1849


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hypochlorite

noun hy·po·chlo·rite \ ˌhī-pə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīt, -ˈklȯ(ə)r- \

medical Definition of hypochlorite

:a salt or ester of hypochlorous acid

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