from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as chlorid: formerly so called on the erroneous assumption that muriatic acid was an oxygen acid, and that chlorin differed from it in containing more oxygen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Old Chem.) A salt of the supposed oxymuriatic acid; a chloride.
  • noun chloride of lime.

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

  • noun obsolete chlorate


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