Definitions for javel waterʒəˈvɛl, ʒæ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ja•vel′ʒəˈvɛl, ʒæ-(n.)

(or Ja•velle′ ) wa`ter

  1. sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl, dissolved in water, used as a bleach, antiseptic, etc.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of Javel water:

1870–75; trans. of F eau de Javel, after Javel former town, now in the city of Paris

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Javelle water, Javel water, eau de Javelle(noun)

    an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite

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