chloride of lime


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chloride of lime

chloride of lime

or

chlorinated lime

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for bleaching powder

bleach′ing pow`der


n.
a white powdered mixture of calcium hypochlorite used as a commercial bleach.
Also called chloride of lime.
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Noun1.chloride of lime - a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfectchloride of lime - 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
References in classic literature ?
He therefore approached the bed, and while his companion was dipping the fingers with which he had touched the lips of the corpse in chloride of lime, he uncovered the calm and pale face, which looked like that of a sleeping angel.
The bare walls gave out a heavy hospital smell of chloride of lime.
Should the volume of the eggs for disposal be small, FEHD staff will deliver the eggs to FEHD refuse collection points in the vicinity and the eggs will be sprinkled with chloride of lime.