[ kal-gon ]
/ ˈkæl gɒn /
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a brand of sodium phosphate glass (sodium hexametaphosphate ), soluble in water: used as a water-softening agent.
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/ (ˈkælɡɒn) /
trademark a chemical compound, sodium hexametaphosphate, with water-softening properties, used in detergents
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