calcium-hydroxide

calcium hydroxide

noun
Also called calcium hydrate.


Origin:
1885–90

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

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