Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cl

2 senses of cl

Sense 1
chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17 -- (a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water))
       => chemical element, element -- (any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter)
       => gas -- (a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely)
       => halogen -- (any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions)

Sense 2
centiliter, centilitre, cl -- (a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter)
       => metric capacity unit -- (a capacity unit defined in metric terms)

Antonyms of adj cl

1 sense of cl

Sense 1
one hundred fifty, 150, cl -- (being ten more than one hundred forty)

INDIRECT (VIA cardinal) -> ordinal -- (being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh")

Similarity of adj cl

1 sense of cl

Sense 1
one hundred fifty, 150, cl -- (being ten more than one hundred forty)
       => cardinal (vs. ordinal) -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")

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