from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Chemical symbol, Cl; atomic weight, 35.37. An elementary gaseous substance contained in common salt, from which it is liberated by the action of sulphuric acid and manganese dioxid.
  • noun Chlorin is now obtained on a great scale by electrolysis of a solution of common salt, the Castner process being that chiefly used. See Castner *process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry A large heterocyclic aromatic ring consisting, at the core, of three pyrroles and one pyrroline coupled through four methine linkages.


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