chloride of lime


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chloride of lime:

see bleaching powderbleaching powder,
white or nearly white powder that is usually a mixture of calcium chloride hypochlorite, CaCl(OCl); calcium hypochlorite, Ca(OCl)2; and calcium chloride, CaCl2.
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chloride of lime

[′klȯr‚īd əv ′līm]
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Whether you squatted over a 3 foot deep hole, or one six foot deep with a fresh covering of chloride of lime was for the most part immaterial; (105) while eating outside might frequently be more agreeable than sitting in a dank, ill kept mess-hall.
Chloride of lime will purify the water so that you can drink it safely.
Two ounces borax, 1 ounce chloride of lime, 1 ounce chloride of ammonia, and 1 ounce saltpeter, dissolved in 3 quarts of water.