halogenate

verb
ha·​lo·​ge·​nate | \ ˈha-lə-jə-ˌnāt How to pronounce halogenate (audio) , ha-ˈlä-jə- \
halogenated; halogenating

Definition of halogenate

transitive verb

: to treat or cause to combine with a halogen

Other Words from halogenate

halogenation \ ˌha-​lə-​jə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce halogenation (audio) , ha-​ˌlä-​jə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of halogenate

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of halogenate was in 1882

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“Halogenate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halogenate. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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halogenate

transitive verb
ha·​lo·​ge·​nate | \ ˈhal-ə-jə-ˌnāt How to pronounce halogenate (audio) , ha-ˈläj-ə- How to pronounce halogenate (audio) \
halogenated; halogenating

Medical Definition of halogenate

: to treat or cause to combine with a halogen

Other Words from halogenate

halogenation \ ˌhal-​ə-​jə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce halogenation (audio) , ha-​ˌläj-​ə-​ How to pronounce halogenation (audio) \ noun

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