[klawr-uh-neyt, klohr-] /ˈklɔr əˌneɪt, ˈkloʊr-/
verb (used with object), chlorinated, chlorinating.
to disinfect (water) by means of chlorine.
Metallurgy. to treat (a gold ore) with chlorine gas in order that the gold may be removed as a soluble chloride.
to combine or treat (a substance) with chlorine
to disinfect (water) with chlorine
1836 (implied in chlorinated), from chlorine (n.) + -ate (2). Related: Chlorinating.
chlorinate chlo·ri·nate (klôr’ə-nāt’)
v. chlo·ri·nat·ed, chlo·ri·nat·ing, chlo·ri·nates
To treat or combine with chlorine or a chlorine compound.
To add chlorine or one of its compounds to a substance. Water and sewage are chlorinated to be disinfected, and paper pulp is chlorinated to be bleached.
chloriduria chlo·ri·du·ri·a (klôr’ĭ-dur’ē-ə, -dyur’-) n. See chloruresis.
[klawr-i-dahyz, klohr-] /ˈklɔr ɪˌdaɪz, ˈkloʊr-/ verb (used with object), chloridized, chloridizing. 1. to convert (the metal of an ore) into a by treating with chlorine or hydrochloric acid.
[chohk-bawr, -bohr] /ˈtʃoʊkˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr/ noun 1. a in a shotgun that narrows toward the muzzle to prevent shot from scattering too widely. 2. a shotgun with such a . /ˈtʃəʊkˌbɔː/ noun 1. a shotgun bore that becomes narrower towards the muzzle so that the shot is not scattered 2. a shotgun having such a bore
[chohk-cher-ee] /ˈtʃoʊkˌtʃɛr i/ noun, plural chokecherries. Chiefly Northern U.S. 1. any of several , especially Prunus virginiana, of North America, that bear an astringent fruit. 2. the fruit itself. /ˈtʃəʊkˌtʃɛrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any of several North American species of cherry, esp Prunus virginiana, having very astringent dark red or black fruit 2. the […]