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calcium hydroxide

noun [U] uk   /ˌkæl.si.əm.haɪˈdrɒk.saɪd/ us    /-ˈdrɑːk-/ specialized
a white alkaline chemical compound used to make cement and plaster and to reduce acidity in soil
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