stannic chloride


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to stannic chloride: Stannous chloride, Calcium hydrogen phosphate

stan·nic chlor·ide

(stan'ik klōr'īd),
A fuming liquid (fuming spirit of Libavius), specific gravity 2.23, boiling point 115°C, that forms several hydrates; the pentahydrate (butter of tin) is used for mordanting and "loading" or "weighting" silk.
Mentioned in ?