from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline solid, Ca(OCl)2·4H2O, used as a bactericide, fungicide, and bleaching agent.
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- n. any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
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