chlorinate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to deal with or complement chlorine or a chlorine element.
    • to deal with, or cause to mix, with chlorine.
  • verb:
    • to incorporate chlorine to (something, especially water, to cleanse it; or an auriferous material, to draw out silver from it).
    • treat or combine with chlorine
    • disinfect with chlorine
  • others:
    • just like chlorinize.
  • noun:
    • A term sometimes put on the soluble bleaching-compounds gotten from caustic soda or potash because of the action of chlorin — Labarraque's liquid and Javelle water correspondingly.

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