calcium hydroxidecalcium hydroxide
slaked lime, Ca(OH), a white, crystalline compound prepared by the action of water on calcium oxide, used in making plaster, mortar, alkalies, bleaching powder, etc.
A soft white alkaline powder, Ca(OH)2, used in making mortar, cements, calcium salts, paints, hard rubber products, and petrochemicals. Also called slaked lime.
- (inorganic chemistry) A soft, white powder, Ca(OH)2, obtained by the action of water on calcium oxide; slaked lime.