dehydrochlorination

noun
de·​hy·​dro·​chlo·​ri·​na·​tion | \ (ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drə-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce dehydrochlorination (audio) \

Definition of dehydrochlorination

: the process of removing hydrogen and chlorine or hydrogen chloride from a compound

Other Words from dehydrochlorination

dehydrochlorinate \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌhī-​drə-​ˈklȯr-​ə-​ˌnāt How to pronounce dehydrochlorinate (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of dehydrochlorination

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Dehydrochlorination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dehydrochlorination. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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dehydrochlorination

noun
de·​hy·​dro·​chlo·​ri·​na·​tion | \ -ˌklōr-ə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌklȯr- How to pronounce dehydrochlorination (audio) \

Medical Definition of dehydrochlorination

: the process of removing hydrogen and chlorine or hydrogen chloride from a compound

Other Words from dehydrochlorination

dehydrochlorinate \ -​ˈklōr-​ə-​ˌnāt, -​ˈklȯr-​ How to pronounce dehydrochlorinate (audio) \ transitive verb dehydrochlorinated; dehydrochlorinating

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