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chlorine

noun [U] uk   /ˈklɔː.riːn/  us   /ˈklɔːr.iːn/ (symbol Cl)
a chemical element that is a greenish-yellow gas with a strong smell, added to water in order to kill organisms that might cause infection: The chlorine in the pool makes my eyes sore.
Translations of “chlorine”
in Vietnamese chất clo…
in Spanish cloro…
in Thai คลอรีน…
in Malaysian klorin…
in French chlore…
in German das Chlor…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氯,氯氣…
in Indonesian klorin…
in Russian хлор…
in Turkish klor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氯,氯气…
in Polish chlor…
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