chloride of lime

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Synonyms for chloride of lime

a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect

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So tenacious of life is the worm or larva of this insect, that it is not killed when the ginger is immersed for three hours in a solution of chloride of lime, in the proportion of 5 pounds to 200 gallons of water and one pint of oil of vitriol, and after being dried at a heat of 120 Eahr.
On April 21 Darwin wrote home: "Poor Annie is in a fearful mess, but we keep her sweet with chloride of lime.
Reporters and many spectators looked on as the doctor sprinkled chloride of lime all over the ground and bones.
Then it was mixed with chloride of lime and sulfuric acid in revolving wooden barrels to dissolve the gold.
In World War I, ten million men died on the battlefield, but we needed John Dos Passos to confront us with what that meant: In his novel 1919, he writes of the death of John Doe: "In the tarpaper morgue at Chalons-sur-Marne in the reek of chloride of lime and the dead, they picked out the pine box that held all that was left of" him.