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[kawr-in, kohr-een] /ˈkɔr ɪn, ˈkoʊr in/
Origin of chorine
1920-25, Americanism; chor(us) + -ine2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for chorine
  • Do not use chorine bleach as chlorine may yellow fabrics.
  • He was a geek with brilliant feet, she a pert blond chorine.
  • The chemical can be purchased in the form of chorine gas, chlorine powder, or liquid chlorine.
  • If needed, additional chorine is added to the finished water that leaves the water plants.
  • Gastrointestinal absorption from food or water is the principal source of internally deposited chorine in the general population.
  • Once you detect the chorine odor, it is time to run the chlorinated water through the entire plumbing system.
  • Both chorine and chloramines are toxic to bacteria and virus' in essentially the same way.
  • Magnesium has stronger amity to react with chromium than chorine does.
Word Origin and History for chorine

"chorus girl," 1924, from chorus + fem. ending -ine.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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