Etymology
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chlorinate (v.)

"to combine or treat with chlorine," 1836 (implied in chlorinated), from chlorine (n.) + -ate (2). Related: Chlorinating.

updated on November 14, 2017

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Definitions of chlorinate from WordNet

chlorinate (v.)
treat or combine with chlorine;
chlorinated water
chlorinate (v.)
disinfect with chlorine;
chlorinate a pool
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