Calcium-chloride definitions

A white deliquescent solid, CaCl2 , used chiefly as a drying agent, antifreeze, and preservative and for controlling dust and ice on roads.
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A white, crystalline compound, CaCl2, used as a de-icer, dehydrating agent, etc.
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A white crystalline salt that attracts water very strongly. It is used in refrigeration and is spread on roads to melt ice and control dust. Chemical formula: CaCl2.
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(inorganic chemistry) The calcium salt of hydrochloric acid, CaCl2; used as a drying agent and to melt ice on roads.
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