Definition of “calcium hydroxide” - English Dictionary

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“calcium hydroxide” in British English

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calcium hydroxidenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkæl.si.əm haɪˈdrɒk.saɪd/ us /ˌkæl.si.əm haɪˈdrɑːk.saɪd/ specialized

a white alkaline chemical compound used to make cement and plaster and to reduce acidity in soil

(Definition of “calcium hydroxide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)