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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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