calcium hydroxide

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calcium hydroxide

n.
A soft white alkaline powder, Ca(OH)2, used in making mortar, cements, calcium salts, paints, hard rubber products, and petrochemicals. Also called slaked lime.

calcium hydroxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2. Also called: lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime or lime hydrate

cal′cium hydrox′ide


n.
a white powder, Ca(OH)2, used in mortar, plaster, and cement.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.calcium hydroxide - a caustic substance produced by heating limestonecalcium hydroxide - a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water