chlo

, «a (G). A blade of grass

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  • Chlo|ë — Chlo|e or Chlo|ë «KLOH ee», noun. a name for a beloved maiden in pastoral literature. ╂[< Greek Chlóē (literally) verdure] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo|as|ma — «kloh AZ muh», noun. discoloration of the skin in large, yellowish or yellow brownish spots or patches. ╂[< Greek chlóasma greenness < chloázein to become green] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo — aero·chlo·rin·a·tion; al·lo·chlo·ro·phyll; chlo·an·thite; chlo·as·ma; chlo·ral; chlo·ral·formamide; chlo·ral·ide; chlo·ral·o·sane; chlo·ra·lose; chlo·ra·losed; chlo·ran·tha·ce·ae; chlo·ran·thy; chlo·rate; chlo·ra·zol; chlo·rel·la; Chlo·re·tone;… …   English syllables

  • chlo´rin|a´tor — chlo|rin|ate «KLR uh nayt, KLOHR », transitive verb, at|ed, at|ing. 1. to combine with chlorine. 2. to treat with chlorine: a) to disinfect or sterilize (water or sewage) by the use of chlorine: »to chlorinate water in a swimming pool. b) to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo´rin|a´tion — chlo|rin|ate «KLR uh nayt, KLOHR », transitive verb, at|ed, at|ing. 1. to combine with chlorine. 2. to treat with chlorine: a) to disinfect or sterilize (water or sewage) by the use of chlorine: »to chlorinate water in a swimming pool. b) to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo|rin|ate — «KLR uh nayt, KLOHR », transitive verb, at|ed, at|ing. 1. to combine with chlorine. 2. to treat with chlorine: a) to disinfect or sterilize (water or sewage) by the use of chlorine: »to chlorinate water in a swimming pool. b) to treat (gold or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo|ra|gog cells — chlo|ra|gogue or chlo|ra|gog cells «KLR uh gg, gog; KLOHR », the round, yellowish cells covering the exterior of the intestines of some annelids, such as earthworms. ╂[< Greek chlōrós greenish yellow + agōgós leading < ágein to lead] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo|ra|gogue — or chlo|ra|gog cells «KLR uh gg, gog; KLOHR », the round, yellowish cells covering the exterior of the intestines of some annelids, such as earthworms. ╂[< Greek chlōrós greenish yellow + agōgós leading < ágein to lead] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo|rite — chlo|rite1 «KLR yt, KLOHR », noun. Chemistry. a salt of chlorous acid, which contains the univalent radical ClO2 ╂[< chlor(ous) + ite2] chlo|rite2 «KLR yt, KLOHR », noun. Mineralogy. any one of a group of green hydrous silicates of magnesia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlo´ri|ti|za´tion — chlo|ri|tize «KLR uh tyz, KLOHR », transitive verb, tized, tiz|ing. to change (a mineral) in a rock into chlorite. ╂[< chlorit(e)2 + ize] –chlo´ri|ti|za´tion, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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