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chlorine

chlo·rine

chlorine

pronunciation:
klo rin
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance that is one of the chemical elements. It combines with sodium to form table salt. It is also used in making bleach. Chlorine is poisonous in its pure gas form. (symbol: Cl)
derivations: chlorinous (adj.), chlorinity (n.)
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The word chlorine contains the following part:
chlor, chloro Greek root that means light green; containing chlorine
synonyms:
verd