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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chlorination - the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
prechlorination - chlorination prior to another chemical process
2.chlorination - disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound
disinfection - treatment to destroy harmful microorganisms
Translations

chlorination

[ˌklɔːrɪˈneɪʃən] Ncloración f, tratamiento m con cloro

chlorination

n (of water)Chloren nt

chlorination

n cloración f
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This afternoon well be releasing some of the chlorinated water from the tank into the network so it is possible people living in the Sockburn and Heathcote Valley areas may notice a slight taste or smell of chlorine in their water, Christchurch City Council Three Waters and Waste Reticulation and Maintenance Manager Rob Meek.
Caution though should be taken when diluting the dry inoculant powder so as not to dilute with chlorinated water as chlorine may kill the lactic acid bacteria if chlorine level is too high.
Waterproof from the inside out, it was made and tested to withstand soapy water, chlorinated water, and salt water.
PESHAWAR -- The health department has directed health centres across the provinces to ensure the provision of clean and chlorinated water to visitors and staff members to protect them from diseases.
The UK's efforts will prevent and treat cholera across three of the most affected areas of Yemen, as 300 people will benefit from access to safe, chlorinated water, helping to prevent further spread of the disease; while seven health centres and 35 oral rehydration points will treat more than 27,300 cases.
There has been differing views among ministers over washing chicken in chlorinated water, which is allowed in the US but not in the European Union.
The possibility of chickens that have been washed in chlorinated water to kill bacteria on the meat after slaughter has caused widespread alarm among consumers.
Can't say I've been having to suppress any urges to wash chicken in chlorinated water up to now.
I don't like the idea of chicken carcasses being rinsed in highly chlorinated water.
Can't say I've been having to suppress any urges to wash chicken in chlorinated water up to now, but if you were a mass producer of poultry, it might work out more economical for you to scrimp on expensive methods of protecting your birds from bacteria and disease during their lifetimes and the butchery process, and just give them a good dousing in chlorine once they're plucked and ready to be shrink wrapped and sold on to supermarkets.
MSF has opened a treatment unit in Pieri, where teams have treated more than 30 patients so far and set up seven rehydration points and a number of chlorinated water points," further said the statement.
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