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vb (tr)
(Chemistry) to remove chlorine from (a substance)


(diˈklɔr əˌneɪt, -ˈkloʊr-)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to remove chlorine from.
de•chlo`ri•na′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dechlorinate - remove chlorine from (water)
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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Further changes in reaction conditions (temperature, reaction time, and alkali concentration) could not dechlorinate more DDT.
To dechlorinate water, allow it to sit for 24 hours, adding a few tablespoons unsulphured molasses.
Unless you dechlorinate your water, you are exposed to thyroid-lowering gases whenever you bathe, shower, or have a drink of water.
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Processes not required to dechlorinate effluent to zero level can use a "feedback" control system where TRC monitoring at a point downstream of dechlorinating agent addition signals--along with flow-rate data--the sulfonator for dosage adjustment.
to dechlorinate," says the director of maintenance for the indoor pool at the Lake County Family YMCA Central Branch in Vernon Hills, Ill.
A new product from Norway has been launched in the UK that can dechlorinate tap water within five minutes.
We'll usually say to dechlorinate the pool, test for copper, make sure a lot of algaecides haven't been added, then discharge into the storm drain system--with the local agency there," Bobel says.
20 quarts, select models also feature a dechlorinate mode to reduce chlorine and odors associated with ordinary tap water:
If it can effectively remove the algae, the district plans to disinfect and dechlorinate the effluent so that it can be used for irrigation of landscaping, such as watering golf courses.