variant of 1. before a consonant:
variant of 2. before a consonant:
indicating the colour green: chlorophyll
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 Chloe); also cf. chlorine.
chloro- or chlor-
[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 […]
[klawr-oh-uh-see-toh-fuh-nohn, -as-i-toh-, klohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊ əˌsi toʊ fəˈnoʊn, -ˌæs ɪ toʊ-, ˌkloʊr-/ noun 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous solid, C 8 H 7 ClO, used in solution as a tear gas. Abbreviation: CN.
[klawr-uh-broh-mahyd, -mid, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈbroʊ maɪd, -mɪd, ˌkloʊr-/ noun, Photography. 1. a relatively fast printing paper coated with an emulsion of silver chloride and .