bleaching powder


bleach·ing powder

noun \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

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