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[klawr-uh-meen, klohr-, klaw-ram-een, kloh-] /ˈklɔr əˌmin, ˈkloʊr-, klɔˈræm in, kloʊ-/

an unstable, colorless liquid, NH 2 Cl, with a pungent odor, derived from ammonia.
any of a class of compounds obtained by replacing a hydrogen atom of an =NH or −NH 2 group with chlorine.
an unstable colourless liquid with a pungent odour, made by the reaction of sodium hypochlorite and ammonia. Formula: NH2Cl
any compound produced by replacing hydrogen atoms in an azo or amine group with chlorine atoms


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