<chemistry> A compound consisting of two atoms of chlorine with one or more atoms of another element; called also dichloride. Bichloride of mercury, mercuric chloride; sometimes called corrosive sublimate.

Origin: Pref. Bi- + chloride.

(01 Mar 1998)

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