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English definition of “calcium hydroxide”

calcium hydroxide

noun [U]     /ˌkæl.si.əm.haɪˈdrɒk.saɪd/ US  /-ˈdrɑːk-/ specialized
a white alkaline chemical compound used to make cement and plaster and to reduce acidity in soilSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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