calcium hydroxide


calcium hydroxide

noun

Definition of CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

:  a white crystalline strong alkali Ca(OH)2 that is used especially to make mortar and plaster and to soften water

First Known Use of CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

circa 1889

calcium hydroxide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

: a strong alkali Ca(OH)2 commonly sold in water solution or as an ingredient of bleaching powder—see limewater, soda lime

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