Definitions

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

  • n. A chloride having more chlorine than other chlorides of the same element.

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  • n. A chloride having a higher proportion of chlorine than any other chloride of the same substance or series.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chloride having a higher proportion of chlorine than any other chloride of the same substance or series.

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  • n. a chloride containing an unusually high proportion of chlorine

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Examples

  • Numerous other chemical substances have been used, alone and also in conjunction with one another, such as perchloride of iron, copperas, manganese, &c.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • By tasting, and guessing, and adding I in KI, or perchloride of iron.

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  • He would have been greatly irritated and thrown off his balance, had any one told him that the elixir of gold is nothing but the perchloride of iron.

    Les Miserables

  • The dynamite, the detective said, there were impurities, a residue of ammonium oxalate and potassium perchloride that might mean the bomb was homemade, and the dead bolt on the front door was shattered.

    Fight Club

  • Where an antiseptic mouth wash is needed, Mr. Sewill prescribes the use of perchloride of mercury in the following form: One grain of the perchloride and 1 grain of chloride of ammonium to be dissolved in 1 oz.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 531, March 6, 1886

  • _ -- Morphine and its acetate give an orange-red colour with nitric acid, becoming brighter on standing; decompose iodic acid, setting free iodine; with perchloride of iron, gives a rich indigo-blue; with bichromate of potassium, a green turning to brown.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • This develops a blood-red colour with perchloride of iron, bleached by corrosive sublimate.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • Meconic acid gives a blood-red colour with perchloride of iron, not discharged by corrosive sublimate or chloride of gold.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • The similar colour produced by sulpho-cyanide of potassium and perchloride of iron is discharged by chloride of gold and corrosive sublimate.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • _ -- A watery solution of savin strikes deep green with perchloride of iron, and if an infusion of the twigs has been taken the twigs may be detected with the microscope.

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