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  • n. The act or process of chlorinating something; especially, the addition of chlorine to water to purify it, and a process for the extraction of gold by exposure of the auriferous material to chlorine gas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of subjecting anything to the action of chlorine; especially, a process for the extraction of gold by exposure of the auriferous material to chlorine gas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of subjecting to the action of chlorin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound
  • n. the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds

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