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dechlorinate

[dee-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-] /diˈklɔr əˌneɪt, -ˈkloʊr-/
verb (used with object), dechlorinated, dechlorinating. Chemistry
1.
to remove the chlorine from (a substance, as water):
to dechlorinate tap water for use in an aquarium.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; de- + chlorinate
Related forms
dechlorination, noun
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