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 (ăn′tĭ-klôr′, ăn′tī-)
A substance, such as sodium thiosulfate, used to neutralize the excess chlorine or hypochlorite left after bleaching textiles, fiber, or paper pulp.

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(Elements & Compounds) a substance used to remove chlorine from a material after bleaching or to neutralize the chlorine present
[C19: from anti- + chlor(ine)]
ˌantichloˈristic adj
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(ˈæn tɪˌklɔr, -ˌkloʊr)

any of various substances, esp. sodium thiosulfate, used for removing excess chlorine from paper pulp, textiles, etc., after bleaching.
[1865–70; anti- + chlor (ine)]
an`ti•chlo•ris′tic (-klɔˈrɪs tɪk, -kloʊ-) adj.
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