- See bleaching powder.
- bleaching powder; a grayish white substance, CaOCl2, utilized in bleaching and disinfecting; -- called much more precisely calcium hypochlorite. See Hypochlorous acid, under Hypochlorous.
- a white dust composed of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and always bleach and/or disinfect
Hypernym for "chloride of lime"
- blanching agent
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