Chlorine vs Chloroalkane - What's the difference?

chlorine | chloroalkane |


As nouns the difference between chlorine and chloroalkane

is that chlorine is a toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol cl) with an atomic number of 17 while chloroalkane is (organic chemistry) any haloalkane in which the halogen is chlorine.

chlorine

English

Noun

(-) (wikipedia chlorine)
  • A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
  • Derived terms

    * antichlor, antichlore * antichlorine * chlor-, chloro- * chloral * chlorane * chloric * chloride * chlorinate * chlorination * * * * chlorine dioxide * chlorine fluoride * chlorine monofluoride * chlorine oxide * chlorine pentafluoride * chlorine trifluoride * chlorine water * chloriniferous * chlorinise, chlorinize * chlorinous * chlorite * chloroid * chlorous * chloruret * dichlorine * organochlorine

    Synonyms

    * when used as a food additive

    See also

    * carnallite * halite * sylvite

    chloroalkane

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any haloalkane in which the halogen is chlorine
  • Hypernyms

    * haloalkane * organochloride