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chloride of lime

noun
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • Introduction of chlorine and hydrated lime produces calcium hypochlorite and chloride of lime, which are dry sources of bleach.
British Dictionary definitions for chloride of lime

chloride of lime

noun
1.
another name for bleaching powder
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