from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Chlorin is now obtained on a great scale by electrolysis of a solution of common salt, the Castner process being that chiefly used. See
- noun Chemical symbol, Cl; atomic weight, 35.37. An elementary gaseous substance contained in common salt, from which it is liberated by the action of sulphuric acid and manganese dioxid.
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- noun organic chemistry A large
heterocyclic aromatic ringconsisting, at the core, of three pyrrolesand one pyrrolinecoupled through four methine linkages.
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"You mentioned the word chlorin," said Mr. Thornton.
The commonest form of the element, which in itself is very far from common, is what is known to chemistry as chloride of radium which is a combination of chlorin and radium.
As you already know, sodium and chlorin are very rare throughout our system, therefore the force upon the food-supply took from your vessel the amount of salt required for the formula.
The next planet they found to have a clear atmosphere, but the ground had a peculiar, barren look; and analysis of the gaseous envelope proved it to be composed almost entirely of chlorin.
Sodium and chlorin are the rarest of all known elements.
It was chlorin that destroyed the red coloring matter in Barnes's blood.
Thus the change in properties is well illustrated when these two dangerous elements, sodium and chlorin, unite to form the harmless compound which we call common salt.
The kainit furnishes both potassium and magnesium in soluble form and it also contains sulfur and chlorin.
"Pure potassium chlorid contains only the two elements, potassium and chlorin."
It consists of two elements, hydrogen and chlorin, from which its name is derived.