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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
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First Known Use of CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

circa 1889
Medical Dictionary

calcium hydroxide

noun

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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