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- noun A colorless, pungent gas, HCl, that forms hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water, and is used in the manufacture of plastics.
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- noun inorganic chemistry An inorganic compound with the formula HCl. Forms
hydrochloric acidwhen dissolved in water.
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- noun a colorless corrosive gas (HCl)
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