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Noun: bleaching powder
  1. A white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect
    - chlorinated lime, chloride of lime

Derived forms: bleaching powders

Type of: blanching agent, bleach, bleaching agent, whitener

Encyclopedia: Bleaching powder