calcium chloride


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calcium chloride

n.
A white deliquescent solid, CaCl2, used chiefly as a drying agent, antifreeze, and preservative and for controlling dust and ice on roads.

calcium chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white deliquescent salt occurring naturally in seawater and used in the de-icing of roads and as a drying agent. Formula: CaCl2

cal′cium chlo′ride


n.
a deliquescent crystalline compound, CaCl2, used as a drying agent and preservative.
[1880–85]

calcium chloride

A white crystalline salt, CaCl2. It attracts water very strongly, is used in refrigeration, and is spread on roads to melt ice and control dust.
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Noun1.calcium chloride - a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent
brine, saltwater, seawater - water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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