any of various compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; esp., an unstable, colorless, pungent liquid, NHCl, used to make hydrazine
Origin of chloraminechlor(o)- + amine
- An unstable colorless liquid, NH2Cl, used in making hydrazine and as a chlorine source for water treatment.
- Any of several aromatic sulfonamide salts containing chlorine, used medicinally as antiseptics.
chlor- + amine