calcium hypochlorite

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calcium hypochlorite

n.
A white crystalline solid, Ca(OCl)2, used as a bactericide, fungicide, and bleaching agent.

cal′cium hypochlo′rite


n.
a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl)2, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.calcium hypochlorite - any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
hypochlorite - any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
blanching agent, bleaching agent, whitener, bleach - an agent that makes things white or colorless