dechlorination, n.
/dee klawr"euh nayt', -klohr"-/, v.t., dechlorinated, dechlorinating. Chem.
to remove the chlorine from (a substance, as water): to dechlorinate tap water for use in an aquarium.
[1940-45; DE- + CHLORINATE]

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