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English definition of “calcium sulphate”

calcium sulphate

noun [U] UK specialized (US calcium sulfate)     /ˌkæl.si.əmˈsʌl.feɪt/
a white chemical substance used to make cement and plaster of Paris and to make other substances drySpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical → gypsumSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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