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chlo·ri·nate

 (klôr′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. chlo·ri·nat·ed, chlo·ri·nat·ing, chlo·ri·nates
To treat or combine with chlorine or a chlorine compound.

chlo′ri·na′tion n.
chlo′ri·na′tor n.

chlorinate

(ˈklɔːrɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Chemistry) to combine or treat (a substance) with chlorine
2. (Chemistry) to disinfect (water) with chlorine
ˌchlorinˈation n
ˈchlorinˌator n

chlo•ri•nate

(ˈklɔr əˌneɪt, ˈkloʊr-)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
a. to combine or treat with chlorine, esp. for disinfecting.
b. to introduce chlorine atoms into (an organic compound) by addition or substitution.
[1855–60]
chlo`ri•na′tion, n.
chlo′ri•na`tor, n.

chlo·ri·nate

(klôr′ə-nāt′)
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.

chlorinate


Past participle: chlorinated
Gerund: chlorinating

Imperative
chlorinate
chlorinate
Present
I chlorinate
you chlorinate
he/she/it chlorinates
we chlorinate
you chlorinate
they chlorinate
Preterite
I chlorinated
you chlorinated
he/she/it chlorinated
we chlorinated
you chlorinated
they chlorinated
Present Continuous
I am chlorinating
you are chlorinating
he/she/it is chlorinating
we are chlorinating
you are chlorinating
they are chlorinating
Present Perfect
I have chlorinated
you have chlorinated
he/she/it has chlorinated
we have chlorinated
you have chlorinated
they have chlorinated
Past Continuous
I was chlorinating
you were chlorinating
he/she/it was chlorinating
we were chlorinating
you were chlorinating
they were chlorinating
Past Perfect
I had chlorinated
you had chlorinated
he/she/it had chlorinated
we had chlorinated
you had chlorinated
they had chlorinated
Future
I will chlorinate
you will chlorinate
he/she/it will chlorinate
we will chlorinate
you will chlorinate
they will chlorinate
Future Perfect
I will have chlorinated
you will have chlorinated
he/she/it will have chlorinated
we will have chlorinated
you will have chlorinated
they will have chlorinated
Future Continuous
I will be chlorinating
you will be chlorinating
he/she/it will be chlorinating
we will be chlorinating
you will be chlorinating
they will be chlorinating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chlorinating
you have been chlorinating
he/she/it has been chlorinating
we have been chlorinating
you have been chlorinating
they have been chlorinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chlorinating
you will have been chlorinating
he/she/it will have been chlorinating
we will have been chlorinating
you will have been chlorinating
they will have been chlorinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chlorinating
you had been chlorinating
he/she/it had been chlorinating
we had been chlorinating
you had been chlorinating
they had been chlorinating
Conditional
I would chlorinate
you would chlorinate
he/she/it would chlorinate
we would chlorinate
you would chlorinate
they would chlorinate
Past Conditional
I would have chlorinated
you would have chlorinated
he/she/it would have chlorinated
we would have chlorinated
you would have chlorinated
they would have chlorinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chlorinate - treat or combine with chlorine; "chlorinated water"
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
2.chlorinate - disinfect with chlorine; "chlorinate a pool"
disinfect - destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound"
Translations
clorareclorurare
klorera

chlorinate

[ˈklɒrɪneɪt] VTclorar, tratar con cloro

chlorinate

[ˈklɔːrɪneɪt] vt [+ water] → chlorer

chlorinate

vt waterchloren

chlorinate

[ˈklɒrɪneɪt] vtclorare
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Referring to the case of the first tanker he stated that "in that situation, they tried to chlorinate the water [while the tanker was docked] and we saw the result.
Furthermore, exports are only allowed on recovery grounds if their calorific value is greater than 11,500 Kj/kg for waste with less than 1 per cent chlorinate content or greater than 15,000 Kj/kg with more chlorinate.
In North Hollywood, the immediate plan is to divert sewage into storm-drains, chlorinate maintenance holes where sewage overflows, and quickly warn local schools of the possible health hazards when spills occur, Wilson said.