dechlorinate

verb de·chlo·ri·nate \ (ˌ)dē-ˈklȯr-ə-ˌnāt \

Definition of dechlorinate

transitive verb
: to remove chlorine from
  • dechlorinate water

dechlorination

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of dechlorinate

1941


Medical Dictionary

dechlorinate

transitive verb de·chlo·ri·nate \ (ˈ)dē-ˈklōr-ə-ˌnāt, -ˈklȯr- \

medical Definition of dechlorinate

dechlorinated; dechlorinating
: to remove chlorine from
  • dechlorinate water

dechlorination

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌklōr-ə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌklȯr-\ noun

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