chlorine

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈklɔriːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: chlo‧rine

Noun[change]

Singular
chlorine

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) A chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
  2. (uncountable) Chlorine can mean something that contains chlorine, but is not chlorine as an element
    Drinking water and swimming pool water is chlorinated to make it clean.

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