chloride of lime
- The definition of chloride of lime is a white powder used for disinfecting which is made by treating slaked lime with chlorine.
An example of a chloride of lime is a substance used for commercial bleach and in laundering as a disinfectant.
chloride of lime definition by Webster's New World
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a white powder with the approximate formula CaOCl, obtained by treating slaked lime with chlorine and used for disinfecting and bleaching
also called chlorinated lime
chloride of lime definition by American Heritage Dictionary
See bleaching powder.