Definition of Halazone

1. Noun. ''p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid'', a disinfectant used to sterilize water. ¹



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Definition of Halazone

1. a disinfectant for drinking water [n -S]

Medical Definition of Halazone

1. A chloramine used for the sterilization of drinking water. Chemical name: N,N-(N,N-Dichlorosulfamyl)benzoic acid (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halazone

halalas
halalled
halalling
halals
halant
halants
halation
halations
halato-telechelic polymer
halatopolymer
halatopolymers
halau
halavah
halavahs
halazepam
halazone (current term)
halazones
halberd
halberded
halberdier
halberdiers
halberds
halbert
halberts
halcinonide
halcyon
halcyon days
halcyonian
halcyonoid
halcyonoids

Literary usage of Halazone

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1. Chlorination of Water by Joseph. Race (1918)
"CH3 COOH COOH ooo S02-NH2 SO2-NH2 S02-NC12 halazone is a white crystalline solid, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, and insoluble in petroleum. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"Chlorinated Lime and halazone in the Disinfection of Drinking Water. ... COOH), under the name of halazone, as the best agent they were able to find, ..."

3. A Handbook of Antiseptics by Henry Drysdale Dakin, Edward Kellogg Dunham (1917)
"Tea brewed with or without the addition of halazone to the water cannot be distinguished. ... 1 It may be noted that " halazone " is unsuited for use as a ..."

4. Trail Craft: An Aid in Getting the Greatest Good Out of Vacation Trips by Claude Powell Fordyce (1922)
"halazone is a chemical which is effective even in dilutions of 1 to 500000. One halazone tablet is added to one quart of contaminated water and in twenty ..."

5. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1920)
"Other agents used for disinfection of small quantities of water are "halazone," sodium bisul- phate and calcium permanganate. ..."

6. Applied bacteriology for nurses by Charles Bolduan, Marie Grund (1919)
"halazone is the name given by Dakin to a compound allied to the preceding ... halazone has been prepared in the form of tablets made with sodium carbonate ..."

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