calcium hypochlorite

noun
a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl) 2 , used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

Origin:
1885–90

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calcium hypochlorite n.
A white crystalline solid used as a bactericide, fungicide, and bleaching agent.

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Example sentences
Swimming pool tablets dissolve more slowly than calcium hypochlorite and do not
  thoroughly disinfect the effluent.
Chlorine dioxide, sodium hypochlorite, and calcium hypochlorite are not
  persistent in the environment.
If necessary some saturated calcium hypochlorite was added to adjust the level
  of chlorine.
Sequestering the cells in the vacuoles also protected them against low doses of
  calcium hypochlorite.
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