bismuth oxychloride

noun (1)

Definition of bismuth oxychloride

 (Entry 1 of 7)

: a white crystalline basic salt approximately BiOCl made usually by reaction of an acid solution of bismuth nitrate with a solution of sodium chloride and used chiefly as a pigment and a cosmetic

carbon oxychloride

noun (2)

Definition of carbon oxychloride (Entry 2 of 7)

copper oxychloride

noun (3)

Definition of copper oxychloride (Entry 3 of 7)

magnesium oxychloride cement

noun (4)

Definition of magnesium oxychloride cement (Entry 4 of 7)

: a cement that is used only for interior work (as floors in hospitals and public buildings), is made by adding in proper proportions a strong solution of magnesium chloride to magnesia, and when used with small stones, wood flour, or cork sets to a hard mass in a short time and takes a high polish

oxychloride cement

noun (5)

Definition of oxychloride cement (Entry 5 of 7)

phosphorus oxychloride

noun (6)

Definition of phosphorus oxychloride (Entry 6 of 7)

: a volatile fuming liquid compound POCl3 made usually by oxidation of phosphorus trichloride or by reaction of phosphorus pentachloride with phosphorus pentoxide and used chiefly in making phosphoric esters (as tricresyl phosphate)

called also phosphoryl chloride

selenium oxychloride

noun (7)

Definition of selenium oxychloride (Entry 7 of 7)

: a vesicant liquid compound SeOCl2 that is made usually by reaction of selenium dioxide and hydrogen chloride or by chlorination of a mixture of selenium and selenium dioxide, that has a high dielectric constant, and that is used chiefly as a solvent

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