hydrogen chloride
noun Date: 1869 a colorless pungent poisonous gas HCl that fumes in moist air and yields hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water

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  • hydrogen chloride — a colorless gas, HCl, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrochloric acid. [1865 70] * * * ▪ chemical compound       (HCl), a compound of the elements hydrogen and chlorine, a gas at room temperature and pressure. A solution of the gas in… …   Universalium

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  • hydrogen chloride — /haɪdrədʒən ˈklɔraɪd/ (say huydruhjuhn klawruyd) noun a colourless, poisonous gas, HCl, obtained by burning hydrogen in chlorine …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrogen chloride — noun a colorless corrosive gas (HCl) • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * noun : a colorless pungent nonflammable poisonous gas HCl that fumes strongly in moist air and yields hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water and that is obtained primarily as a by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrogen chloride — noun An inorganic compound with the formula HCl. Forms hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water …   Wiktionary

  • hydrogen chloride — hy′drogen chlo′ride n. chem. a colorless gas, HCl, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrochloric acid • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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