Definition of perchloride in English:

perchloride

(also perchlorid)

noun

Chemistry Medicine
historical, archaic
  • A binary compound of chlorine containing the maximum possible proportion of chlorine.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Humphry Davy (1778–1829), chemist and inventor. From per- + chloride.

Pronunciation

perchloride

/pəˈklɔːrʌɪd/