One of the elementary substances, commonly isolated as a greenish yellow gas, two and one half times as heavy as air, of an intensely disagreeable suffocating odor, and exceedingly poisonous. It is abundant in nature, the most important compound being common salt. It is powerful oxidizing, bleaching, and disinfecting agent. Symbol Cl. Atomic weight, 35.4.
chlorine in French is chlore
chlorine in German is Chlor
chlorine in Italian is varechina
chlorine in Spanish is cloro
chlorine in Swedish is klor