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Definitions of chlorine
a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
A greenish yellow, heavy, poisonous gas. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
A greenish gas. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
A greenish - yellow, poisonous gas, useful for bleaching and disinfecting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
A greenish-yellow gas obtained from common salt; a powerful disinfectant and bleaching agent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
A greenish-yellow gas possessing great power as a bleacher. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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