interhalogen


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interhalogen

[¦in·tər′hal·ə·jən]
(inorganic chemistry)
Any of the compounds formed from the elements of the halogen family that react with each other to form a series of binary compounds; for example, iodine monofluoride.
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Addition of chloride ions had no effect on the rate indicating that no interhalogen or free chlorine is formed.