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A white crystalline solid, Ca(OCl)2, used as a bactericide, fungicide, and bleaching agent.
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a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl)2, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.
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|Noun||1.||calcium hypochlorite - any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent|
hypochlorite - any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
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