Chloride is a salt of hydrochloric acid or some organic compounds containing chlorine, especially those with the negative ion Cl-. The best known example is common table salt, sodium chloride (NaCl). Most chlorides are soluble in water, except mercury (I) (mercurous) and silver chlorides.
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