chloridize

[ klawr-i-dahyz, klohr- ]
/ ˈklɔr ɪˌdaɪz, ˈkloʊr- /

verb (used with object), chlo·ri·dized, chlo·ri·diz·ing.

to convert (the metal of an ore) into a chloride by treating with chlorine or hydrochloric acid.

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Also especially British, chlo·ri·dise.

Origin of chloridize

First recorded in 1865–70; chloride + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM chloridize

un·chlo·ri·dized, adjective
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