1. chlorine

noun. ['ˈklɔriːn'] 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).


  • halogen
  • sodium chloride
  • element
  • chemical element
  • Cl
  • atomic number 17
  • common salt
  • radiochlorine


  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend
  • fresh water


  • χλωρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Chlorine Dioxide

  • superoxide
  • peroxide
  • dockside

Sentences with chlorine-dioxide

1. Noun Phrase
Used to disinfect public water supplies, chlorine dioxide mouthwash has strong antiseptic properties.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, scientists use hydrochloric acid to make chlorine dioxide and ammonium chloride.

3. Noun Phrase
The active ingredient in water purification tablets is typically chlorine, chlorine dioxide or iodine.

2. dioxide

noun. ['daɪˈɑːkˌsaɪd'] an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule.


  • carbonic acid gas
  • chlorine dioxide
  • nitrogen dioxide
  • sulphur dioxide
  • carbon dioxide
  • oxide
  • sulfur dioxide


  • di- (English)
  • δία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • oxide (English)