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A powder containing calcium chloride and calcium hypochlorite, used in solution as a bleach. Also called chloride of lime, chlorinated lime.
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(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
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a white powdered mixture of calcium hypochlorite used as a commercial bleach.Also called chloride of lime.
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|Noun||1.||bleaching powder - a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect|
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