Mercuric chloride
Mercuric Mer*cu"ric, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, mercury; containing mercury; -- said of those compounds of mercury into which this element enters in its lowest proportion. [1913 Webster]

{Mercuric chloride}, corrosive sublimate. See {mercury bichloride} and {Corrosive}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mercuric chloride — Chloride Chlo ride, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of chlorine with another element or radical; as, chloride of sodium (common salt). [1913 Webster] {Chloride of ammonium}, sal ammoniac. {Chloride of lime}, bleaching powder; a grayish white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercuric chloride — n. a very poisonous, white, crystalline compound, HgCl2, used in photography and as an insecticide, antiseptic, etc …   English World dictionary

  • mercuric chloride — A topical antiseptic and disinfectant for inanimate objects. SYN: corrosive sublimate, mercury bichloride, mercury perchloride, corrosive mercury chloride. ammoniated m. SYN: ammoniated mercury. * * * mercuric chloride n …   Medical dictionary

  • mercuric chloride — gyvsidabrio(II) chloridas statusas T sritis chemija formulė HgCl₂ atitikmenys: angl. mercury dichloride; mercuric chloride; mercury(II) chloride rus. ртути(II) хлорид; ртуть хлорная ryšiai: sinonimas – gyvsidabrio dichloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mercuric chloride — mercury bichloride mercury bichloride n. the compound ({HgCl2}) consisting of two atoms of chlorine united with one atom of mercury. Also called {bichloride of mercury}, {mercuric chloride}, {corrosive sublimate}, and {mercury perchloride}. It is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercuric chloride — sublimatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė HgCl₂ atitikmenys: angl. corrosive mercury; corrosive sublimate; mercuric chloride rus. сулема; хлорид ртути(II) ryšiai: sinonimas – gyvsidabrio(II) chloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mercuric chloride — /mɜˌkjurɪk ˈklɔraɪd/ (say mer.kyoohrik klawruyd) noun a strongly acrid, highly poisonous, white crystalline soluble salt, HgCl2, prepared by sublimation of chlorine with mercury, much used as an antiseptic; corrosive sublimate. Also, bichloride… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mercuric chloride — noun a white poisonous soluble crystalline sublimate of mercury; used as a pesticide or antiseptic or wood preservative • Syn: ↑mercury chloride, ↑bichloride of mercury, ↑corrosive sublimate • Hypernyms: ↑sublimate …   Useful english dictionary

  • mercuric chloride — noun Date: 1869 a heavy crystalline poisonous compound HgCl2 used as a disinfectant and fungicide and in photography …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mercuric chloride — Chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble, strongly acrid, highly poisonous solid, HgCl2, prepared by sublimation of chlorine with mercury, and used chiefly as an antiseptic. Also called bichloride of mercury, mercury bichloride. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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