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perchlorinate

[per-klawr-uh-neyt, -klohr-] /pərˈklɔr əˌneɪt, -ˈkloʊr-/
verb (used with object), perchlorinated, perchlorinating. Chemistry
1.
to combine with the maximum proportion of chlorine.
Origin of perchlorinate
1855-1860
1855-60; per- + chlorinate
Related forms
perchlorination, noun
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