any chloride containing four chlorine atoms in each molecule

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  • tetrachloride — [te΄trə klôr′īd΄] n. any chemical compound with four chlorine atoms to the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • tetrachloride — noun any compound that contains four chlorine atoms per molecule • Hypernyms: ↑compound, ↑chemical compound • Hyponyms: ↑carbon tetrachloride, ↑carbon tet, ↑tetrachloromethane, ↑perchloromethane * * * |te.trə …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrachloride — See carbon tetrachloride …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tetrachloride — noun Date: 1866 a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tetrachloride — /te treuh klawr uyd, id, klohr /, n. Chem. a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine. [1865 70; TETRA + CHLORIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tetrachloride — tet·ra·chlo·ride .te trə klō(ə)r .īd, klȯ(ə)r n a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine * * * tet·ra·chlo·ride (tet″rə klorґīd) a compound of a radical with four atoms of chlorine …   Medical dictionary

  • tetrachloride — n. chloride which contains four chlorine atoms (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tetrachloride — tet·ra·chloride …   English syllables

  • tetrachloride — tet•ra•chlo•ride [[t]ˌtɛ trəˈklɔr aɪd, ɪd, ˈkloʊr [/t]] n. chem. a chloride containing four atoms of chlorine • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Carbon tetrachloride — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

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