antichlor definition by Webster's New World
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any substance for removing excess hypochlorite or chlorine from textiles or other substances that have been bleached
Origin: anti- plush chlor(ine)
antichlor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A substance, such as sodium thiosulfate, used to neutralize the excess chlorine or hypochlorite left after bleaching textiles, fiber, or paper pulp.
Origin: anti- + chlor(ine).
- anˌti·chlo·risˈtic adjective