chlorinize etymology

English word chlorinize comes from English chlorine, English -ize

Detailed word origin of chlorinize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chlorine English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".
chlorinize English (eng) (transitive) To chlorinate.

Words with the same origin as chlorinize

Descendants of chlorine
chloral chloride chlorinated chlorinise chlorinity cobaltous chloride dechlorinate dehydrochlorinase gold chloride hexachloride hydrochloride manganese chloride monochloride nonchlorinated osmious chloride pentachloride platinoso-platinic chloride plumbous chloride polychlorinated potassium chloride saran-wrap silver chloride strontium chloride titanium chloride
Descendants of -ize
apologize criticize jeopardize patronize specialist specialize specialty visualize