Definition of chloramine in English:

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chloramine

Pronunciation: /ˈklôrəˌmēn/

noun

Chemistry
An organic compound containing a chlorine atom bonded to nitrogen, especially any of a group of sulfonamide derivatives used as antiseptics and disinfectants.
Example sentences
  • Find out from your water supply co if both chlorine and chloramines are added.
  • In Washington, the chloramines also caused lead to leach out of service lines, water meters, plumbing with lead solder and brass faucets that contain lead.
  • This nascent bleach can also react with primary or secondary amines to form longer lasting, antimicrobial chloramines.

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Syllabification: chlo·ra·mine

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