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From Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls, salt" or "sea) + γεν- (gen-), "to produce" (coined by Berzelius in 1842).[1]

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halogen (plural halogens)

  1. (chemistry) Any element of group 17, i.e. fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal.
  2. A light fixture in which the filament is surrounded by an atmosphere of a halogen gas,

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  1. ^ halogen” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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halogen m

  1. halogen
    Synonym: halový prvek

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Wikipedia no

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From Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls, salt" or "sea) +‎ -gen

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halogen n (definite singular halogenet, indefinite plural halogen or halogener, definite plural halogena or halogenene)

  1. (chemistry) halogen

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From Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls) +‎ -gen

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halogen n (definite singular halogenet, indefinite plural halogen, definite plural halogena)

  1. (chemistry) halogen

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