Definitions for halogenoushæˈlɒdʒ ə nəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•o•genˈhæl ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn, ˈheɪ lə-(n.)

  1. any of the electronegative elements, fluorine, chlorine, iodine, bromine, and astatine, that form binary salts by direct union with metals.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of halogen:


ha•log•e•noushæˈlɒdʒ ə nəs(adj.)


  1. halogenous(Adjective)

    describes a compound containing a halogen as part of the molecule.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halogenous(adj)

    of the nature of a halogen


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