temporary hardness

noun

chem hardness of water due to the presence of magnesium and calcium hydrogencarbonates, which can be precipitated as carbonates by boiling

Nearby words

  1. temporalize,
  2. temporary,
  3. temporary cartilage,
  4. temporary denture,
  5. temporary duty,
  6. temporary life annuity,
  7. temporary parasite,
  8. temporary tooth,
  9. temporize,
  10. temporo-

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