from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., this termination indicates a compound formed by replacing with a halogen atom or the cyanogen group one or more hydroxyl groups in a compound containing several of the latter.
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Further, this work, although to the permanent credit of those who undertook it, did not enable us later to produce rapidly war quantities of mustard gas, itself dependent on the same important intermediate, ethylene-mono-chlor-hydrin.
The same self-sacrificing zeal and patriotic endeavour was shown in this country, but we were handicapped in mustard gas production by the energetic way in which we had pressed forward the industrial realisation of the monochlor-hydrin method.
The process was so promising that the long and cumbersome chlor-hydrin method was abandoned.
We had to reproduce the result of years of German effort spent in developing their monochlor-hydrin process for indigo.
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