What does the word chloride mean?

Usage examples for chloride

  1. No sooner did Philip Sheldon float the Non- destructive Laundry Company, the admirable organization of which would offer a guarantee against the use of chloride of lime and other destructive agencies in the wash- tub, than a rival power launched a colourable imitation thereof, in the Union- is- Strength Domestic Lavatory Company, with a professor of chemistry specially retained as inspector of wash- tubs. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. These soils are exceedingly poor in potassium, and they are markedly and very profitably improved by potassium fertilizers, such as potassium sulphate and potassium chloride- commonly but erroneously called " muriate" of potash. – The Farm That Won't Wear Out by Cyril G. Hopkins
  3. Your ethics need chloride of lime on them. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford

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