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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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would also be conducted and if chlorinator on any tube well
The spokesman said that suprise checking of tube wells would also be conducted and if chlorinator on any tube well would be found out of order then action would be taken against the staff concerned.
Waskey agrees and explains the technology: "A small amount of salt is added to a pool, and after passing through the cells of a chlorinator the salt water is converted to chlorine.
The Govt Information Service said the project entails installation of a 31,000 ft transmission line from the proposed intake source at Oak Burn Creek in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve to San Antonio Village; construction of a new pump house, installation of a chlorinator unit for water treatment, repairs to the existing tank and the installation of water meters.
Typically, the salt chlorinator cell should be plumbed inline on the return side of the system as the last piece of equipment before the water returns to the pool.
During normal effluent chlorination operations, the chlorinator receives a 4-20 mA signal from the plant's computer system.
The company's chlorinator system can provide this pretreatment process.
Judge Richard Nygaard found that a woman who suffered breathing difficulties from fumes released when she opened a package of swimming pool chlorinator tablets must prevail on her negligent packaging claim against Leslie's Pool Mart, Inc.
Booklet highlights safety and health dangers from improper use of chlorinator systems
The spokesman said that surprise checking of tube-wells would be conducted and if chlorinator on any tube-well would be found out of order, action would be taken against the relevant staff.
A small amount of salt is added to a pool and after passing through the cells of a chlorinator the salt water is converted to chlorine.