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calcium hydroxide

noun
Also called calcium hydrate.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for calcium hydroxide

calcium hydroxide

noun
1.
a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2 Also called lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate
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