chloride of lime
Date: 1826 bleaching powder

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  • Chloride of lime — Chloride Chlo ride, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of chlorine with another element or radical; as, chloride of sodium (common salt). [1913 Webster] {Chloride of ammonium}, sal ammoniac. {Chloride of lime}, bleaching powder; a grayish white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloride of lime — n. a white powder with the approximate formula CaOCl2, obtained by treating slaked lime with chlorine and used for disinfecting and bleaching: also called chlorinated lime * * * …   Universalium

  • chloride of lime — n. a white powder with the approximate formula CaOCl2, obtained by treating slaked lime with chlorine and used for disinfecting and bleaching: also called chlorinated lime …   English World dictionary

  • chloride of lime — n BLEACHING POWDER …   Medical dictionary

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

  • chloride of lime — 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

  • chloride of lime — chlo′ride of lime′ n. chem. bleaching powder • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • chloride of lime — noun a white powder used in bleaching and disinfecting, made by treating slaked lime with chlorine, and regarded (when dry) as calcium oxychloride, CaOCl2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • chloride of lime. — See bleaching powder. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloride of lime — bleaching powder …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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