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Chemical element
Cl Previous: sulfur (S)
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Coined by Sir Humphry Davy from Ancient Greek χλωρός (khlōrós, pale green)

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chlorine (usually uncountable, plural chlorines)

 
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  1. A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
  2. (countable) A single atom of this element.

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