perchlorinate

[ per-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr- ]
/ pərˈklɔr əˌneɪt, -ˈkloʊr- /

verb (used with object), per·chlo·ri·nat·ed, per·chlo·ri·nat·ing.Chemistry.

to combine with the maximum proportion of chlorine.

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Origin of perchlorinate

First recorded in 1855–60; per- + chlorinate

OTHER WORDS FROM perchlorinate

per·chlo·ri·na·tion, noun
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