- Also called calcium hydrate.
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How to use calcium hydroxide in a sentence
calcium hydroxide is a compound made by permitting calcium oxide to combine with water, and is known as lime hydrate.Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement | Alva Agee
The calcium hydroxide is added first to precipitate all the acid carbonates.
C contains a solution of calcium hydroxide to show that the carbon dioxide is completely removed.
Could a solution of sodium hydroxide be substituted for the solution of calcium hydroxide in testing for carbon dioxide?
(a) In the older process, still in extensive use, sodium carbonate is treated with calcium hydroxide suspended in water.
British Dictionary definitions for 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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