HyperDic: halogen

English > 1 sense of the word halogen:
NOUNsubstancehalogenany of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
halogen > pronunciation
Soundshhae'lahjhahn
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English > halogen: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions.
Narrowerastatine, At, atomic number 85A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series)
bromine, Br, atomic number 35A nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens
chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17A common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
fluorine, F, atomic number 9A nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens
iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53A nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Spanishhalógeno
Catalanhalogen

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