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.
a colourless crystalline soluble strong acid prepared by chlorinating acetic acid and used as an intermediate in the manufacture of many chemicals; monochloracetic acid. Formula: CH2ClCOOH
either of two related compounds: dichloracetic acid, CHCl2COOH, or trichloracetic acid CCl3COOH
[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 .
[klawr-uh-broh-muh-meth-eyn, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˌbroʊ məˈmɛθ eɪn, ˌkloʊr-/ noun 1. a clear, colorless, volatile, nonflammable liquid, CH 2 ClBr, used chiefly as an extinguishing agent in fire extinguishers and as a solvent in organic synthesis.
[klawr-uh-kahr-buh n, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr-/ noun 1. a chemical compound containing and chlorine, as , or containing , chlorine, and hydrogen, as chloroform.