a white, crystalline compound, Ca(OCl) 2 , used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent.
a brilliant white light produced by heating lime to incandescence in an oxyhydrogen or other hot flame; limelight. noun another name for limelight
a white powder, CaSiO 3 , insoluble in water, used as an antacid and as a filler for paper.
a white, deliquescent solid, Ca(NO 3) 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, fireworks, matches, and explosives.
a white, crystalline powder, CaC 2 O 4 , insoluble in water, used in making oxalic acid.