- a salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.
Origin of hypochlorite
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The solution, however, must be between 45 to 50% hypochlorite.A Journey Through France in War Time
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
This substance is called bleaching powder, or hypochlorite of lime.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
Bleaching powder, Chlorinated lime, Hypochlorite of calcium.
Stirring or shaking must be avoided after the addition of the hypochlorite.
Ellms, of Cincinnati, has also noted the effect of hypochlorite on algæ.Chlorination of Water
- any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
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- A salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.
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- A salt or ester of hypochlorous acid, containing the group OCl.
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