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bleaching powder


bleaching powder

noun bleach·ing powder \ˌblē-chiŋ-\

Definition of BLEACHING POWDER

:  a white powder consisting chiefly of calcium hydroxide, calcium chloride, and calcium hypochlorite used as a bleach, disinfectant, or deodorant—called also chloride of lime, chlorinated lime
March 05, 2015
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