dehydrochlorinate

[ dee-hahy-druh-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr- ]
/ diˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr əˌneɪt, -ˈkloʊr- /

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).

Nearby words

  1. dehydrate,
  2. dehydration,
  3. dehydrator,
  4. dehydro-,
  5. dehydrochlorinase,
  6. dehydrocholic acid,
  7. dehydrocorticosterone,
  8. dehydroepiandrosterone,
  9. dehydrofreeze,
  10. dehydrogenase

Origin of dehydrochlorinate


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

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