chlorinated lime

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chlorinated lime a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
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Usage

In literature:

Chlorine water or a solution of chloride of lime will remove fruit stains, and vegetable colors.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
The principal inorganic or mineral constituents of plants are potash, soda, lime, iron, phosphorus, sulphur, chlorine, and silica.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Lime and magnesia might be contained in the quartz, and would be attacked by the chlorine.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887" by Various
The ashes which remain are composed of potash, soda, lime, and magnesia; sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid, chlorine, and silica.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris
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
The chlorine is generally combined with lime to make chloride of lime or bleaching powder.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Chlorid of lime, U. S. P. strength (30 per cent available chlorin), 1 pound to 3 gallons of water.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The lime has a strong affinity for the chlorine gas and rapidly absorbs it, forming chloride of lime.
"Electricity and Magnetism" by Elisha Gray
Chlorine is generated within the barrel from sulphuric acid and chloride of lime.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
Dejecta should be covered with fresh chlorinated lime, one part to two of water.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
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