noun. disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound.
noun. the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds.
- chemical action
- chemical change
Example sentences of the word chlorination
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you use a water well, you will likely need to treat the well water using shock chlorination or another chemical treatment method to remove the sulfur and render the water safe to use.