[klawr-ahyt, klohr-] /ˈklɔr aɪt, ˈkloʊr-/
a group of minerals, hydrous silicates of aluminum, ferrous iron, and magnesium, occurring in green platelike crystals or scales.
any of a group of green soft secondary minerals consisting of the hydrated silicates of aluminium, iron, and magnesium in monoclinic crystalline form: common in metamorphic rocks
any salt of chlorous acid, containing the monovalent ion ClO2–
chlorite chlo·rite2 (klôr’īt’)
A usually green or black, flaky mineral that looks like mica. Chlorite is either monoclinic or triclinic and occurs in low-grade metamorphic rocks (rocks that have undergone little metamorphism). It often forms by the alteration of dark minerals (often rich in iron and magnesium) during metamorphism. Chemical formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8.
A salt containing the group ClO2.
[klawr-mer-uh-drin, klohr-] /klɔrˈmɛr ə drɪn, kloʊr-/ noun 1. a white, bitter, odorless powder, ClHgN 2 H 11 O 2 , soluble in methanol and ethanol and slightly soluble in water, used in medicine as a diuretic.
1. variant of 1. before a consonant: chlorophyll. 1. variant of 2. before a consonant: chloroform. combining form 1. indicating the colour green: chlorophyll 2. chlorine: chloroform before vowels chlor-, word-forming element used in chemistry, usually indicating the presence of chlorine in a compound, but sometimes “green,” from Latinized comb. form of Greek khloros (see […]
[klawr-oh-uh-see-tik, -uh-set-ik, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊ əˈsi tɪk, -əˈsɛt ɪk, ˌkloʊr-/ adjective 1. of or derived from .
noun 1. a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble powder, C 2 H 3 ClO 2 , usually derived from acetic acid by chlorination: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and other organic compounds. /ˌklɔːrəʊəˈsiːtɪk/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline soluble strong acid prepared by chlorinating acetic acid and used as an intermediate in the manufacture […]