chlorine

Part of speech: noun

A greenish - yellow, poisonous gas, useful for bleaching and disinfecting.

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Usage examples "chlorine":

  1. Detection and estimation of free chlorine. - "Chlorination of Water", Joseph Race.
  2. Poor Chlorine knows no French. - "Marge Askinforit", Barry Pain.
  3. Since chlorine was rare on Venus, the men were forced to sacrifice most of their salt supply; but this chlorine so generated could be used over and over again. - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.