calcium sulphate

noun
a white salt (CaSO4)
Syn: ↑calcium sulfate
Hypernyms: ↑salt
Hyponyms: ↑gypsum, ↑plaster of Paris, ↑plaster

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calcium sulphate noun
A white crystalline solid, CaSO4, occurring naturally as gypsum, used to make plaster of Paris and paint
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Main Entry:calcium

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