chlorinity


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chlo·rin·i·ty

 (klôr-ĭn′ĭ-tē)
n.
A measure of the amount of chlorine or other halides in water, especially seawater.

chlorinity

(klɔːˈrɪnɪtɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the amount of chlorine present in water, esp sea-water

chlo•rin•i•ty

(klɔˈrɪn ɪ ti, kloʊ-)

n.
the degree of chlorine or other halides present in seawater.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.chlorinity - a measure of the quantity of chlorine or other halides in water (especially seawater)
definite quantity - a specific measure of amount
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Acidity, alkalinity, chlorinity, hardness, dissolved oxygen (DO), phosphate, nitrate, and nitrite were measured using standard methods (Clesceri, Greenberg, & Eaton, 1998).