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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klawr-uh-neyt, klohr-]
    • /ˈklɔr əˌneɪt, ˈkloʊr-/
    • /ˈklɔː.rɪ.neɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-neyt, klohr-]
    • /ˈklɔr əˌneɪt, ˈkloʊr-/

Definitions of chlorinated word

  • adjective chlorinated Chlorinated water, for example drinking water or water in a swimming pool, has been cleaned by adding chlorine to it. 3
  • adjective chlorinated treated with chlorine 3
  • verb with object chlorinated Chemistry. to combine or treat with chlorine. to introduce chlorine atoms into an organic compound by an addition or substitution reaction. 1
  • verb with object chlorinated to disinfect (water) by means of chlorine. 1
  • verb with object chlorinated Metallurgy. to treat (a gold ore) with chlorine gas in order that the gold may be removed as a soluble chloride. 1
  • noun chlorinated Simple past tense and past participle of chlorinate. 1

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Origin of chlorinated

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; chlorine + -ate1

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Parts of speech for Chlorinated


chlorinated popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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