dechlorination

dechlorinate

[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.

Origin:
1940–45; de- + chlorinate

dechlorination, noun
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