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chlorination


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chlorination  \Chlo`ri*na"tion\,  n. 
  The  act  or  process  of  subjecting  anything  to  the  action  of 
  chlorine;  especially,  a  process  for  the  extraction  of  gold  by 
  exposure  of  the  auriferous  material  to  chlorine  gas. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chlorination 
  n  1:  the  addition  or  substitution  of  chlorine  in  organic 
  compounds 
  2:  disinfection  of  water  by  the  addition  of  small  amounts  of 
  chlorine  or  a  chlorine  compound 




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