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chlorinate

chlo·rin·ate

chlorinate

pronunciation:
klo rih neIt
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chlorinated, chlorinates, chlorinating
definition 1: to combine or treat with chlorine.
definition 2: to disinfect (water) with chlorine.
derivations: chlorination (n.), chlorinator (n.)
Word Parts
The word chlorinate contains the following part:
chlor, chloro Greek root that means light green; containing chlorine
synonyms:
verd