dechlorinate etymology

English word dechlorinate comes from English accumulate, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English chlorine

Detailed word origin of dechlorinate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
chlorine English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
dechlorinate English (eng) To remove chlorine from something.

Words with the same origin as dechlorinate

Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness accumulator bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate
Descendants of -ule
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Descendants of chlorine
chloral chloride chlorinated chlorinise chlorinity chlorinize cobaltous chloride 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