Definition of chlorination in English:

chlorination

noun

  • See chlorinate

    • ‘Interaction of Cl 2 with oxides of nitrogen may also occur, causing the chlorination and nitration of various amino acid residues, particularly tyrosine.’
    • ‘Hydrogen sulfide may be reduced or removed by shock chlorination, water heater modification, activated carbon filtration, oxidizing filtration or oxidizing chemical injection.’
    • ‘Simple organohalogens may be produced synthetically from the radical chlorination / bromination of saturated alkanes.’
    • ‘Iodination or chlorination is acceptable but does not kill Cryptosporidium or Cyclospora, and increased contact time is required to kill Giardia in cold or turbid water.’
    • ‘Some municipal water users sometimes switch to harvested rainwater as a way to avoid chlorination and fluoridation treatments.’

Pronunciation

chlorination

/ˌklɔːrɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/