Meaning of chloridize

chlo•ri•dize

Pronunciation: (klôr'i-dīz", klōr'-), [key]
— -dized, -diz•ing.
  1. to convert (the metal of an ore) into a chloride by treating with chlorine or hydrochloric acid.
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