antichloristic

antichlor

[an-ti-klawr, -klohr]
noun Chemistry.
any of various substances, especially sodium thiosulfate, used for removing excess chlorine from paper pulp, textile, fiber, etc., after bleaching.

Origin:
1865–70; anti- + chlor(ine)

antichloristic [an-ti-klaw-ris-tik, -kloh-] , adjective
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antichlor (ˈæntɪˌklɔː)
 
n
a substance used to remove chlorine from a material after bleaching or to neutralize the chlorine present
 
[C19: from anti- + chlor(ine)]
 
antichlo'ristic
 
adj

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