Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chemical compound containing two chlorine atoms bound to another element or radical. Also called bichloride.

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  • n. any chloride containing two chlorine atoms bound to a single element or radical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as bichloride.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule

Etymologies

di- +‎ chloride (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • PVC production requires vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), a dangerous explosive, and creates toxic waste, notably ethylene dichloride (EDC) tars—two things no neighborhood wants.

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  • His most important and surprising discovery was what has become known as Tebbe's reagent, a species made through the reaction of titanocene dichloride with trimethylaluminum.

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  • At DuPont I shared a lab with the remarkable Fred Tebbe, who was studying, among other things, reactions of ethyl aluminum reagents with titanocene dichloride.

    Richard R. Schrock - Autobiography

  • Straits director Eric Lim said an ethylene dichloride (EDC) plant was in the planning stages and would be budgeted for separately.

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  • Among the solvents that may be present in spot removers are ethylene dichloride and isopropyl alcohol.

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  • Commercial stain removers containing ethylene dichloride very slightly polar or other solvents

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  • These are known as acetylene dichloride and tetrachloride respectively, or more systematically as dichlorethylene and tetrachlorethane.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • It is the base of the substance calomel, a chloride, and corrosive sublimate, a dichloride, both of which are employed as medicines.

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  • Under the plan, Dow will permanently close an ethylene cracker in Hahnville, La., an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol production unit in Hahnville, La., and an ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomer facility in Plaquemine, La.

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  • Diarsenic trioxide, lead hydrogen arsenate and cobalt dichloride-all carcinogens-are on the list.

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