from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A salt or ester of hypochlorous acid.
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- n. any salt of hypochlorous acid; used as a household bleach
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A salt of hypochlorous acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a salt of hypochlorous acid.
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- n. any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
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And we had learnt that the process needs the strictest care; that anything like rule-of-thumb addition of the hypochlorite is followed by disaster; that the amount of organic matter in a water-supply may vary from day to day indeed within the course of a few hours, thus necessitating periodic tests by experts, both chemical and bacteriological, and demanding variation in the amount of hypochlorite to be added.
During 1901 and 1902 Bullier and Maquenne patented a substance made by mixing bleaching-powder with sodium sulphate, whereby a double decomposition occurs, sodium hypochlorite, which is equally efficient with calcium hypochlorite as a purifying material, being produced together with calcium sulphate, which, being identical with plaster of Paris, sets into a solid mass with the excess of water present, and is claimed to render the whole more porous.
Chemicals chlorine tablets used are comprised of calcium hypochlorite, which is widely used in disinfecting drinking water worldwide.
The Arch Chemicals chlorine tablets used are comprised of calcium hypochlorite, which is widely used in disinfecting drinking water worldwide.
It may be treated with 16 drops of bleach containing 5.25- to 6.0-percent sodium hypochlorite per gallon of water.
Partly as a result, the manager told the supervisors meeting, the city has had to increase its use of chemicals—notably sodium hypochlorite, a concentrated form of bleach—to combat the stink emanating from manhole covers and storm-water drains.
Common chemical bleaches include household chlorine bleach, a solution of approximately 3 – 6% sodium hypochlorite (NaClO), and oxygen bleach, which contains hydrogen peroxide or a peroxide-releasing compound such as sodium perborate, sodium percarbonate, sodium persulfate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, or urea peroxide together with catalysts and activators, e.g. tetraacetylethylenediamine and/or sodium nonanoyloxybenzenesulfonate.
"We're currently constructing a sodium hypochlorite storage and feed facility at Carrollton, where sodium hypochlorite will replace elemental chlorine as our disinfectant."
At the Algiers plant, "we switched from elemental chlorine to sodium hypochlorite about two years ago," Fouchi said.
Sodium hypochlorite is a chemical compound used to disinfect water.