calcium oxide
noun Date: 1869 a caustic solid CaO that is white when pure and that is the chief constituent of lime

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  • calcium oxide — n. a white, soft, caustic solid, CaO, prepared by heating calcium carbonate; lime: used in making mortar and plaster, in ceramics, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Calcium oxide — Chembox new Name = Calcium Oxide ImageFile = Calcium oxide 3D vdW.png ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Calcium oxide IUPACName = Calcium Oxide Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = CaO MolarMass = 56.077 g/mol Appearance = White solid Density =… …   Wikipedia

  • calcium oxide — kalcio oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CaO atitikmenys: angl. burnt lime; calcium oxide; calx; caustic lime; lime; quicklime rus. жженая известь; кальция оксид; негашеная известь; обожженная известь ryšiai: sinonimas – degtos kalkės… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • calcium oxide — noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide • Syn: ↑quicklime, ↑lime, ↑calx, ↑calcined lime, ↑fluxing lime, ↑unslaked lime, ↑burnt lime • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcium oxide — noun A white powderous substance, CaO, commonly known as lime or quicklime; normally made by heating calcium carbonate …   Wiktionary

  • calcium oxide — lime1 (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • calcium oxide — a corrosively alkaline and caustic earth, CaO, used for absorbing carbon dioxide from air, and industrially as a cheap alkali and as a base for mortar; called also calx, lime, and quicklime …   Medical dictionary

  • calcium oxide — n. lime, soft white caustic powder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calcium oxide — noun a white caustic alkaline solid commonly produced in the form of quicklime. [CaO.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Calcium carbonate — Calcium carbonate …   Wikipedia

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