chloric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or containing chlorine.
    • Of a compound, containing chlorine with a greater oxidation number than equivalent chlorous compounds; particularly having an oxidation wide range of 5
    • with respect to, or gotten from, chlorine; -- said of these substances of chlorine which this element has a valence of five, or even the close to its greatest.
  • others:
    • with respect to or containing chlorin; specifically, containing chlorin in smaller proportion than chlorous compounds.
    • A name directed at spirits of chloroform, composed of chloroform 1 component, liquor 9 components.

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