Sentence Examples


  • It is decomposed by the halogens, with liberation of sulphur.
  • Sodium combines directly with the halogens to form salts which are soluble in water and crystallize in the cubic system.
  • Instances had already been recorded of cases where a halogen element replaced hydrogen with the production of a closely allied substance: Gay Lussac had prepared cyanogen chloride from hydrocyanic acid; Faraday, hexachlorethane from ethylene dichloride, &c. Here the electronegative halogens exercised a function similar to electro-positive hydrogen.
  • Long-continued treatment with halogens may, in some cases, result in the formation of aromatic compounds; thus perchlorbenzene, C 6 C1 6, frequently appears as a product of exhaustive chlorination, while hexyl iodide, C 6 H 13 I, yields perchlorand perbrom-benzene quite readily.
  • Methods for the estimation of the halogens and sulphur were worked out by L.
 

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