Origin of chlorinate
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Examples from the Web for chlorinated
A chlorinated mist, acrid to the eye, and burning to the nose, crawled about the room.Erik Dorn
Water was taken from the river, and chlorinated in tanks on board.In Mesopotamia
Bleaching powder, Chlorinated lime, Hypochlorite of calcium.
Pills of chlorinated lime; Pilul calcis hypochloritis, L. Prep.
“Sure, I know,” Brad acknowledged, easing his body snake-fashion down the pool wall into the chlorinated water.Dan Carter and the River Camp
Mildred A. Wirt
- to combine or treat (a substance) with chlorine
- to disinfect (water) with chlorine
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Word Origin and History for chlorinated
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- To treat or combine with chlorine or a chlorine compound.
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- To add chlorine or one of its compounds to a substance. Water and sewage are chlorinated to be disinfected, and paper pulp is chlorinated to be bleached.
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