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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or compounded of chlorin and hydrogen gas. Also chlorhydric, chlorohydric, chlorydric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or compounded of, chlorine and hydrogen gas; ; chlorhydric.
  • adjective (Chem.) hydrogen chloride; a colorless, corrosive gas, HCl, of pungent, suffocating odor. It is made in great quantities in the soda process, by the action of sulphuric acid on common salt. It has a great affinity for water, and the commercial article is a strong solution of the gas in water. It is a typical acid, and is an indispensable agent in commercial and general chemical work. Called also muriatic acid and chlorhydric acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective chemistry Of or relating to hydrochloric acid.

Etymologies

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From hydro- +‎ chloric.

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