calcium chloride

noun

Definition of calcium chloride

: a white deliquescent salt CaCl2 used in its anhydrous state as a drying and dehumidifying agent and in a hydrated state for controlling dust and ice on roads

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First Known Use of calcium chloride

1866


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calcium chloride

noun

medical Definition of calcium chloride

: a salt CaCl2 used in medicine as a source of calcium and as a diuretic

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