bleaching powder


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bleach·ing powder

(blē′chĭng)
n.
A powder containing calcium chloride and calcium hypochlorite, used in solution as a bleach. Also called chloride of lime, chlorinated lime.

bleaching powder

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white powder with the odour of chlorine, consisting of chlorinated calcium hydroxide with an approximate formula CaCl(OCl).4H2O. It is used in solution as a bleaching agent and disinfectant. Also called: chloride of lime or chlorinated lime

bleach′ing pow`der


n.
a white powdered mixture of calcium hypochlorite used as a commercial bleach.
Also called chloride of lime.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleaching powder - a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfectbleaching powder - a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
blanching agent, bleaching agent, whitener, bleach - an agent that makes things white or colorless
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