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calcium hydroxide

  

      n   a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp. in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2,   (Also called)    lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate  
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calcium  
      n   a malleable silvery-white metallic element of the alkaline earth group; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust (3.6 per cent), occurring esp. as forms of calcium carbonate. It is an essential constituent of bones and teeth and is used as a deoxidizer in steel. Symbol: Ca; atomic no.: 20; atomic wt.: 40.078; valency: 2; relative density: 1.55; melting pt.: 842±2°C; boiling pt.: 1494°C  
     (C19: from New Latin, from Latin calx lime)  


calcium antagonist   , blocker  
      n   any drug that prevents the influx of calcium ions into cardiac and smooth muscle: used to treat high blood pressure and angina  
calcium carbide  
      n   a grey salt of calcium used in the production of acetylene (by its reaction with water) and calcium cyanamide. Formula: CaC2,   (Sometimes shortened to)    carbide  
calcium carbonate  
      n   a white crystalline salt occurring in limestone, chalk, marble, calcite, coral, and pearl: used in the production of lime and cement. Formula: CaCO3  
calcium chloride  
      n   a white deliquescent salt occurring naturally in seawater and used in the de-icing of roads and as a drying agent. Formula: CaCl2  
calcium cyanamide  
      n   a white crystalline compound formed by heating calcium carbide with nitrogen. It is important in the fixation of nitrogen and can be hydrolysed to ammonia or used as a fertilizer. Formula: CaCN2  
calcium hydroxide  
      n   a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp. in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2,   (Also called)    lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate  
calcium light  
      n      another name for       limelight  
calcium oxide  
      n   a white crystalline base used in the production of calcium hydroxide and bleaching powder and in the manufacture of glass, paper, and steel. Formula: CaO,   (Also called)    lime, quicklime, calx, burnt lime, calcined lime, fluxing lime  
calcium phosphate  
      n  
1    the insoluble nonacid calcium salt of orthophosphoric acid (phosphoric(V) acid): it occurs in bones and is the main constituent of bone ash. Formula: Ca3(PO4)2  
2    any calcium salt of a phosphoric acid. Calcium phosphates are found in many rocks and used esp. in fertilizers  

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