hypochlorite

Definitions of hypochlorite
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n any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid

Types:
calcium hypochlorite
any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent
sodium hypochlorite
an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant
Javel water, Javelle water, eau de Javelle
an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite
Type of:
salt
a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

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