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1. chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17, chemical element, element, gas, halogen

usage: a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)

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