calcium hypochlorite


noun
  1. a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl)2, used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.

Origin of calcium hypochlorite

1
First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby calcium hypochlorite

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How to use calcium hypochlorite in a sentence

  • This has been found by the author to be also true for calcium hypochlorite (bleach).

    Chlorination of Water | Joseph Race