zinc chloride

noun

Definition of zinc chloride

  1. :  a poisonous caustic deliquescent salt ZnCl2 used especially as a wood preservative, drying agent, and catalyst

1851

First Known Use of zinc chloride

1851


Medical Dictionary

zinc chloride

noun

Medical Definition of zinc chloride

  1. :  a poisonous caustic deliquescent readily soluble salt ZnCl2 that is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and as a disinfectant and astringent



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