per-chlorinate

perchlorinate

[per-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-]
verb (used with object), perchlorinated, perchlorinating. Chemistry.
to combine with the maximum proportion of chlorine.

Origin:
1855–60; per- + chlorinate

perchlorination, noun
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