Definition of chloramine in English:


Syllabification: chlo·ra·mine
Pronunciation: /ˈklôrəˌmēn


  • An organic compound containing a chlorine atom bonded to nitrogen, especially any of a group of sulfonamide derivatives used as antiseptics and disinfectants.
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    • 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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