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Topic: ELEMENTS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: chloros 'greenish yellow'

chlorine

noun
     
chlo‧rine [uncountable]
a greenish-yellow gas with a strong smell that is used to keep the water in swimming pools clean. It is a chemical element: symbol Cl
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