dehydrochlorinate

[dee-hahy-druh-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-]

verb (used with object), de·hy·dro·chlo·ri·nat·ed, de·hy·dro·chlo·ri·nat·ing. Chemistry.

to remove hydrogen chloride or chlorine and hydrogen from (a substance).

Origin of dehydrochlorinate

Related formsde·hy·dro·chlo·ri·na·tion, noun
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