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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chlorinate.
  • adj. Of water, that has had chlorine added to it to purify it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., containing one or more equivalents of chlorin.

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Examples

  • Those long chain chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides were able to persist for long periods.

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  • Swimming in chlorinated pools or even the ocean is acceptable; however, many lakes, streams and ponds can harbor bacteria that may make you extremely ill.

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  • 'It's one of a group we call chlorinated hydrocarbons.

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  • These are called chlorinated hydrocarbons, or organochlorines.

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  • Bleaching powder, also known as chlorinated lime, is a mixture of Calcium hydroxide, Calcium chloride and Calcium hypochlorite which may contain between 20% and 35% of available chlorine, i.e. 20-35 parts by weight of chlorine per 100 parts by weight of bleaching powder.

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  • Prosecutors said he conspired with other employees to sell confidential information about the company's production of a polymer called chlorinated polyethylene, which is used in automotive hoses, vinyl siding and other products.

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  • PCBs belong to a broad family of man-made organic chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons.

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  • A: The site contains toxic substances called chlorinated solvents.

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  • PCBs are man-made organic chemicals that contain chlorine atoms, and are part of a larger group of compounds known as chlorinated hydrocarbons.

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  • Turtles bio accumulate pollutants such as chlorinated hydrocarbons in their body fat.

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