chlorination

Definitions of chlorination
1

n the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds

Types:
prechlorination
chlorination prior to another chemical process
Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

n disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound

Type of:
disinfection
treatment to destroy harmful microorganisms

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