stannous chloride

noun

Definition of stannous chloride 

: a compound SnCl2 obtained by the action of chlorine, hydrogen chloride or hydrochloric acid on tin either as an anhydrous solid or a crystalline dihydrate and used chiefly in tinning and as a reducing agent and catalyst

called also tin dichloride

— see tin crystals

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