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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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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations
clorareclorurare
klorera

chlorinate

[ˈklɒrɪneɪt] VTclorar, tratar con cloro
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chlorinate

[ˈklɔːrɪneɪt] vt [+ water] → chlorer
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chlorinate

vt waterchloren
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chlorinate

[ˈklɒrɪneɪt] vtclorare
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The ecological disaster that follows will be marked only by absence: Brilliant Australian frogs will be gone, outcompeted by the cane toad; bright corals will have succumbed to repeated chlorinations; bilbies will perish without burrows and wallabies will be eaten by foxes.
While it is still not clear if the chlorination killed all the Zebra mussels, it did kill vast amounts of native coral, fish and marine invertebrates.