trichloride etymology

English word trichloride comes from English tri-, English chloride

Detailed word origin of trichloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
chloride English (eng) (chemistry) any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical.
trichloride English (eng) (chemistry) any chloride containing three chlorine atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as trichloride

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of chloride
chloridaemia chloridate chloridic chloridise chloridize hypochloridaemia