calcium chloride
noun Date: 1869 a white deliquescent salt CaCl2 used in its anhydrous state as a drying and dehumidifying agent and in a hydrated state for controlling dust and ice on roads

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  • calcium chloride — n a salt CaCl2 used in medicine as a source of calcium and as a diuretic * * * [USP] a salt, CaCl2, used as a calcium replenisher in the treatment of hypocalcemia and of electrolyte depletion, in the treatment of hyperkalemia, and as a treatment… …   Medical dictionary

  • calcium chloride — n. a white, crystalline compound, CaCl2, used as a de icer, dehydrating agent, etc …   English World dictionary

  • calcium chloride — kalcio chloridas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CaCl₂ atitikmenys: angl. calcium chloride; calcium dichloride rus. кальций хлористый; кальция хлорид ryšiai: sinonimas – kalcio dichloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • calcium chloride — a white, lumpy, deliquescent solid, CaCl2, usually derived from calcium carbonate by reaction with hydrochloric acid, or as a by product of various commercial processes: used chiefly as a drying agent and preservative and for preventing dust.… …   Universalium

  • calcium chloride — noun The calcium salt of hydrochloric acid, CaCl; used as a drying agent and to melt ice on roads …   Wiktionary

  • calcium chloride — cal′cium chlo′ride n. chem. a deliquescent crystalline compound, CaCl2, used as a drying agent and preservative • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • calcium chloride — /kælsiəm ˈklɔraɪd/ (say kalseeuhm klawruyd) noun a white, deliquescent powder, CaCl2, used as a drying agent …   Australian English dictionary

  • calcium chloride — A chemical (salt) which is added to water in a liquid ballast …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • calcium chloride — noun a deliquescent salt; used in de icing and as a drying agent • Hypernyms: ↑salt • Substance Holonyms: ↑seawater, ↑saltwater, ↑brine …   Useful english dictionary

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