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chloramine

Line breaks: chlor|amine
Pronunciation: /ˈklɔːrəmiːn
 
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Definition of chloramine in English:

noun

Chemistry
Any of a group of antiseptics and disinfectants which are sulphonamide derivatives containing chlorine bonded to nitrogen: compounds such as chloramines [mass noun]: chloramine is sometimes found in tap water
More 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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