calcium chloride

calcium chloride
a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent
Hypernyms: ↑salt
Substance Holonyms: ↑seawater, ↑saltwater, ↑brine

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  • Calcium chloride (data page) — This page provides supplementary chemical data on calcium chloride. Material Safety Data Sheet The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommend that you seek the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS) for this… …   Wikipedia

  • calcium chloride — a white, lumpy, deliquescent solid, CaCl2, usually derived from calcium carbonate by reaction with hydrochloric acid, or as a by product of various commercial processes: used chiefly as a drying agent and preservative and for preventing dust.… …   Universalium

  • calcium chloride — noun The calcium salt of hydrochloric acid, CaCl; used as a drying agent and to melt ice on roads …   Wiktionary

  • calcium chloride — noun Date: 1869 a white deliquescent salt CaCl2 used in its anhydrous state as a drying and dehumidifying agent and in a hydrated state for controlling dust and ice on roads …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • calcium chloride — cal′cium chlo′ride n. chem. a deliquescent crystalline compound, CaCl2, used as a drying agent and preservative • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • calcium chloride — /kælsiəm ˈklɔraɪd/ (say kalseeuhm klawruyd) noun a white, deliquescent powder, CaCl2, used as a drying agent …  

  • calcium chloride — A chemical (salt) which is added to water in a liquid ballast …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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