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calcium hydroxide

Also called calcium hydrate.
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First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
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calcium hydroxide

a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2 Also called lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate
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