tetrachloride

noun
tet·​ra·​chlo·​ride | \ ˌte-trə-ˈklȯr-ˌīd How to pronounce tetrachloride (audio) \

Definition of tetrachloride

: a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine

First Known Use of tetrachloride

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Tetrachloride.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrachloride. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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tetrachloride

noun
tet·​ra·​chlo·​ride | \ ˌte-trə-ˈklō(ə)r-ˌīd, -ˈklȯ(ə)r- How to pronounce tetrachloride (audio) \

Medical Definition of tetrachloride

: a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine

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