perchloride [per-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.
- the chloride of any particular element or group with the maximum proportion of chlorine.
The crude sulphide is rectified by redistillation over zinc or perchloride of mercury by means of a steam or water bath.
If the perchloride is employed it should remain in contact with the crude sulphide for at least 24 hours before redistillation.
The best preparations of iron are either the tincture of the perchloride, or nitrate, or the citrate of iron and quinine.
If for any reason they are preferred, the perchloride of iron is one of the very best preparations.
Add ammonia to a solution of perchloride of iron as long as the precipitate formed is redissolved.
British Dictionary definitions for perchloride perchloride noun
- a chloride that contains more chlorine than other chlorides of the same element