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noun as in element

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In the first reaction, chlorine radicals react with ozone to convert it to oxygen.

Most above-ground pools use harsh chemicals like chlorine to keep the water clear.

What we call salt is actually a chemical combination of the elements sodium and chlorine.

Part of me wants him to lap it up—to feel the bustle of a crowd on the edge of a parade, to smell the mix of sunscreen and chlorine at the public pool, to hear a room fill with the sound of people singing.

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An undetermined number died from attacks using chlorine gas, which is much less toxic than sarin.

When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.

Some locations even employ chlorine mats that service members are required to wipe their feet on in order to enter.

They are also are required to frequently wash their hands with a chlorine solution.

If the taste of chlorine haunts you, filters might help out.

Some have found Ecstasy to be cut with other dangerous chemicals such as pesticides, chlorine, and toxic household cleaners.

Hydrogen plays here the same rle as chlorine does in the ferric chloride solution.

It is probably a mixture of chlorous acid and free chlorine.

The colour is at once discharged by chlorine, while the colour of blood, although changed in hue, remains.

Accidents are liable to occur with chlorine gas from its extensive use as a disinfectant and also in its manufacture.

Chlorine is a yellow-green gas, which may, by cold and pressure, be condensed into a liquid.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chlorine, such as: bleach, disinfectant, and halogen.

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