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chlorinate

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transitive verb chlo·ri·nate \ˈklōr-ə-ˌnāt, ˈklȯr-\

Medical Definition of chlorinate

chlorinated; chlorinating

  1. :  to treat or cause to combine with chlorine or a chlorine compound

chlorination \ˌklōr-ə-ˈnā-shən, ˌklȯr-\play noun



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