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perchlorinate

[per-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-]
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verb (used with object), per·chlo·ri·nat·ed, per·chlo·ri·nat·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to combine with the maximum proportion of chlorine.

Origin of perchlorinate

First recorded in 1855–60; per- + chlorinate
Related formsper·chlo·ri·na·tion, noun
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