calcium hypochlorite


calcium hypochlorite
noun
any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
Hypernyms: ↑hypochlorite, ↑bleaching agent, ↑bleach, ↑blanching agent, ↑whitener

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noun
: any hypochlorite of calcium: as
a. : the normal anhydrous salt Ca(ClO)2 that is white and relatively stable when pure
b. : a commercial product usually containing 70 to 75 percent available chlorine and used as a bleaching agent, disinfectant, bactericide, and deodorant — called also high-test hypochlorite

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a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl)2, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.
[1885-90]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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