cupric chloride

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cupric chloride

[′kyü·prik ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Also known as copper chloride.
CuCl2 Yellowish-brown, deliquescent powder soluble in water, alcohol, and ammonium chloride.
CuCl2· H2O A dihydrate of cupric chloride forming green crystals soluble in water; used as a mordant in dyeing and printing textile fabrics and in the refining of copper, gold, and silver.