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Meaning of CHLORINATION

Pronunciation:  `klowree'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound
  2. [n]  the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
 

CHLORINATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, disinfection, prechlorination

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A highly effective procedure for treating drinking water by using chlorine gas or other chlorine containing compounds as disinfectants.
 

 

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