chloride of lime

noun phrase

Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chloride of lime was in 1826

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Cite this Entry

“Chloride of lime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

chloride of lime

: a white powder used as a bleach, disinfectant, and deodorant

Medical Definition

chloride of lime

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