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- adj. Pertaining to or derived from chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine having a valence lower than in chlorous compounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In chem., applied to an acid (HCIO) having marked bleaching properties, obtained in solution by distilling bleaching-powder with dilute nitric acid. It is the active principle of bleaching-powder.
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