[dee-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-]
verb (used with object), dechlorinated, dechlorinating. Chemistry.
to remove the chlorine from (a substance, as water): to dechlorinate tap water for use in an aquarium.

1940–45; de- + chlorinate

dechlorination, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
If using municipal water, dechlorinate according to manufacturer instructions.
Dechlorinate pool, hot tub, and spa water if it is to be discharged to the ground.
To dechlorinate the water, add tablets or set the tank outside in the sun for a day.
Alternatively, dechlorinate the water and reuse for lawn irrigation.
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