chloridise

chloridize

[klawr-i-dahyz, klohr-]
verb (used with object), chloridized, chloridizing.
to convert (the metal of an ore) into a chloride by treating with chlorine or hydrochloric acid.
Also, especially British, chloridise.


Origin:
1865–70; chloride + -ize

unchloridized, adjective
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