Bleaching powder
Bleaching Bleach"ing, n. The act or process of whitening, by removing color or stains; esp. the process of whitening fabrics by chemical agents. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

{Bleaching powder}, a powder for bleaching, consisting of chloride of lime, or some other chemical or chemicals. [1913 Webster]


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  • bleaching powder — n. any powder used in bleaching; esp., chloride of lime …   English World dictionary

  • Bleaching powder — Bleaching powder, s. Chlorkalk …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • bleaching powder — chlorkalkės statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ca(OCl)₂ ir CaCl₂ mišinys. atitikmenys: angl. bleaching powder; chloride of lime; chlorinated lime; hypochlorite lime rus. белильная известь; хлорная известь ryšiai: sinonimas – balinimo kalkės …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bleaching powder — chlorkalkės statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kalcio hipochlorito ir kalcio chlorido mišinys, naudojamas audiniams, popieriui, celiuliozei balinti, naftos produktams, nuotekoms valyti. atitikmenys: angl. bleaching powder;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bleaching powder — powder which is used to whiten fabrics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bleaching powder — noun A white powder, a mixture of calcium hypochlorite and calcium chloride, prepared by the action of chlorine on calcium hydroxide, used as a strong bleaching agent and disinfectant. Syn: chlorinated lime …   Wiktionary

  • bleaching powder — /ˈblitʃɪŋ paʊdə/ (say bleeching powduh) noun a powder used for bleaching, especially chloride of lime …   Australian English dictionary

  • bleaching powder — noun a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect • Syn: ↑chlorinated lime, ↑chloride of lime • Hypernyms: ↑bleaching agent, ↑bleach, ↑blanching agent, ↑whitener …   Useful english dictionary

  • bleaching powder — bleach·ing powder .blē chiŋ n a white powder consisting chiefly of calcium hydroxide, calcium chloride, and calcium hypochlorite used as a bleach, disinfectant, or deodorant called also chloride of lime, chlorinated lime * * * chlorinated lime …   Medical dictionary

  • bleaching powder — noun Date: circa 1830 a white powder consisting chiefly of calcium hydroxide, calcium chloride, and calcium hypochlorite and used as a bleach, disinfectant, or deodorant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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