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1. A halogen element, a heavy, greenish-yellow, incombustible, water-soluble, poisonous gas that is highly irritating to the respiratory organs, obtained chiefly by electrolysis of sodium chloride brine: used for water purification, in the making of bleaching powder, and in the manufacture both of chemicals that do not contain chlorine, as ethylene glycol, and of those that do.
2. A gaseous poisonous corrosive greenish yellow element of the halogen group that is highly reactive and is a product of the electrolysis of sodium chloride.
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(Greek: chloros, grass-green; a reference to the color of the gas which tends to be greenish-yellow; gas)