Definitions

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  • n. Any anion (and corresponding salt) in which a central atom is bonded to both oxygen and a halogen

Etymologies

oxy- +‎ halide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Halogen Regenerative Cycle - The halogen compounds found in tungsten-halogen lamps serve to initiate a reversible chemical reaction with tungsten evaporated from the filament to yield gaseous tungsten oxyhalide molecules in the vapor phase.

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