chlorine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chlorine" in British English

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chlorinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈklɔː.riːn/  us   /ˈklɔːr.iːn/ (symbol Cl)
a ​chemicalelement that is a greenish-yellow ​gas with a ​strongsmell, ​added to ​water in ​order to ​killorganisms that might ​causeinfection: The chlorine in the ​pool makes my ​eyessore.
(Definition of chlorine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chlorinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈklɔr·in, ˈkloʊr-/
a ​poisonousgas, one of the ​chemicalelements, used esp. to make ​watersafe for ​drinking and ​swimming
(Definition of chlorine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chlorine”
in Spanish cloro…
in Vietnamese chất clo…
in Malaysian klorin…
in Thai คลอรีน…
in French chlore…
in German das Chlor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氯,氯气…
in Turkish klor…
in Russian хлор…
in Indonesian klorin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氯,氯氣…
in Polish chlor…
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