What does Cl mean in Chemistry?

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What does Cl mean?

chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17(noun)
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)

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