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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.
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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
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Translations

chlorination

[ˌklɔːrɪˈneɪʃən] Ncloración f, tratamiento m con cloro
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chlorination

n (of water)Chloren nt
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chlorination

n cloración f
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In this study, chlorination was accomplished by wiping the surface of the rubber with a tissue soaked in a TCI solution in ethyl acetate.
Alternating high-level biocide treatment with chlorination and shockdosing the water system are likely to be more effective than continuous low-level dosing with a single biocide.
In a potentially precedent-setting case, a group of water users is taking legal action to stop the impending chlorination of the town's mountain stream drinking water.
Water chlorination is of increasing environmental concern because of the large amount of chlorine used and its ability to produce toxic byproducts
KARACHI -- The provincial health ministry has asked the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) to ensure that potable water being supplied to the metropolis is duly chlorinated as still, many of the city's areas have deficient chlorination and face danger of the 'brain-eating amoeba', Naegleria fowleri, it emerged on Friday.
Increased retention time within treatment plants, chlorination, ozonation, and the natural reduction of a compound's mass or concentration over time due to processes such as biodegradation all increase the removal of some drugs from wastewater; more advanced treatments such as adding activated carbon or reverse osmosis can remove even more.
The use of chlorination, copper-silver ionization, monochloramine, and heat to control the bacterium continues to be the subject of controversy.
Tap water contains trace quantities of potentially toxic organic chemicals, often a result of water-system chlorination. When such water is heated and sprayed, some of the waterborne pollutants enter the air.
The second observation was that, in his test batch set up in 1965, the writer found that samples of rubber which were prone to MD, but which had been immersed in a saturated solution of chlorine, became immune to surface attack, due to the chlorination of the rubber.
While water and wastewater chlorination is still the most common disinfection practice in the U.S., regulations controlling chlorine use for disinfection are becoming more stringent.