chloride of lime


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chloride of lime a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chloride of lime bleaching powder; a grayish white substance, CaOCl2, used in bleaching and disinfecting; -- called more properly calcium hypochlorite. See Hypochlorous acid, under Hypochlorous.
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In literature:

They should be washed over with chloride of lime, or, what is still better, given a fresh coat of paint.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
Chloride of lime, 84.
"Electricity for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Chlorid of lime sprinkled around the stall is good.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Pass through weak bath of chloride of lime, wash, dry.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
It then goes into a bath of chloride of lime and is bleached as white as snow.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Should putrid symptoms appear, I would advise the use of mineral acids and chloride of lime, in addition to hydriatic treatment.
"Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms" by Charles Munde
To bleach the skeletons, mix about a drachm of chloride of lime with a pint of water, adding sufficient acetic acid to liberate the chlorine.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Take of Chloride of Lime one pound, thoroughly pulverized, and four quarts of Soft Water.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Chloride of lime proved equally useless.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany" by Gerald Featherstone Knight
Wash wound and cut with fresh solution of chloride of lime (one part to sixty parts of water).
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various

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