• WordNet 3.6
    • v chlorinate disinfect with chlorine "chlorinate a pool"
    • v chlorinate treat or combine with chlorine "chlorinated water"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Tomato ketchup is a good conditioner for the hair. It also helps get the greenish tinge that some blonde haired people get after swimming in water with chlorine in it
    • v. t Chlorinate (Chem) To treat, or cause to combine, with chlorine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Researchers have developed odourless socks. The sock fabric is made by attaching molecules that contain chlorine called halamines to textile fibers
    • chlorinate Same as chlorinize.
    • n chlorinate A term sometimes applied to the soluble bleaching-compounds obtained from caustic soda or potash by the action of chlorin — Labarraque's fluid and Javelle water respectively.
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In literature:

There is only one consolation in drinking well chlorinated water.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
However, I have through my sister Chlorine succeeded in securing the opinions of some of the greatest in another century.
"Marge Askinforit" by Barry Pain
Now chlorine, in its pure state, had previously been known (except in a forgotten experiment of Northmore's) only as a gas.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
CHLORINE is found in the blood, gastric juice, milk, perspiration, and saliva.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Salt is a substance the molecules of which contain atoms of sodium and of chlorine.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
What is the most important compound of chlorine?
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
The action of chlorine upon di-and tri-oxybenzenes has been carefully investigated by Th.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Salt is thrown into the kilns to glaze the ware, and the chlorine set free is deadly to many plants.
"The Gladiolus" by Matthew Crawford
Three oxides are known: chlorine monoxide, Cl2O, chlorine peroxide, ClO2, and chlorine heptoxide, Cl2O7.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Stains from fruit may be removed by chlorine or cream of tartar.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck

In poetry:

Your baby has gorn dahn the drainpipe
And the chlorine is bad for his eyes
He's havin' a swim, and it's healthy for him
He needed the exercise
"Biby's Epitaph" by Anonymous British
The brook ran yellow from the factory stinking of chlorine,
The yarn-milled called its funeral cry at noon;
Our lights looked over the Lough to the lights of Bangor
Under the peacock aura of a drowning moon.
"Carrickfergus" by Louis MacNeice

In news:

Dense chlorinated solvents such as trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE) are among the most common contaminants found in groundwater.
A 50 ppm chlorine concentration is ideal for sanitizing a well.
Chlorine will destroy the bacterium that causes the illness, but officials will still be monitoring approximately 350 pools.
A new system for continuous treatment of coolant uses chlorine to remove the strong odor associated with most water miscible coolants.
Mayor Jerry Sands said there might be just a touch of chlorine taste.
The traditional process for removing cutting oils from parts has involved the use of chlorinated solvent-based cleaning systems.
A water utility in Ohio wanted to learn more about the variability of water quality parameters such as pH, ORP, turbidity and chlorine.
A proposal to use chlorine to kill zebra mussel s if they enter New York City's reservoir system has Catskills trout fishermen upset.
Chlorine gas leak at Ark .
You can swim in a chlorinated pool in the middle of an ocean.
Language Barrier Caused Chlorine Gas Leak.
Are helped by emergency personnel June 27, 2011, after being exposed to chlorine gas.
Are helped by emergency personnel after being exposed to chlorine gas.
Language barrier caused chlorine leak at Tyson plant.
A fear of mosquito- borne illness caused by water left in Memorial Pool, which is closed this year for repairs, prompted city officials to pour in chlorine, a city official said Wednesday.

In science:

Fortunately, the average rate observed in the chlorine experiment is robust.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)
Moreover, the solar neutrino flux is certainly less than or equal to the total neutrino flux observed in the (non-directional) chlorine and gallium experiments.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)
Wearing my hat as president emeritus of the American Astronomical Society, I can say that we astronomers are proud to claim the chlorine, gallium and the (future) BOREXINO experiments as important astronomical observatories.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)
Finally, we need to consider the fundamental question of our sub ject: Is there a solar neutrino problem? The answer is “yes,” because the chlorine and Kamiokande experiments are inconsistent with the most accurately calculated solar models.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)
In the 30 years that I have been calculating solar neutrino fluxes, no one has produced a solar model with conventional physics that has neutrino fluxes in agreement with the chlorine experiment.
Summary Talk: International Symposium on Neutrino Astrophysics, Takayama/Kamioka (10/'92)