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[Gr.,=salt-bearing], any of the chemically active elements found in Group 17 of the periodic table; the name applies especially to fluorine (symbol F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br), and iodine (I).
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A compound of the type MX, where X is fluorine, chlorine, iodine, bromine, or astatine, and M is another element or organic radical.
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