English word cal comes from English calcium, English hydroxide.
Cal detailed word origin explanation
|calcium || English (eng) ||(countable) An atom of this element.. A chemical element, atomic number 20, that is an alkaline earth metal and occurs naturally as carbonate in limestone and as silicate in many rocks. |
|hydroxide || English (eng) ||(chemistry) An univalent anion (OH-) based on the hydroxyl functional group.. Any substance containing such an anion. |
|calcium hydroxide || English (eng) ||(inorganic compound) A soft, white powder, Ca(OH)2, obtained by the action of water on calcium oxide; slaked lime. |
|cal || English (eng) ||Calcium hydroxide, slaked lime. |