burnt lime

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Noun1.burnt lime - a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
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Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Burnt Lime Shell
This therapy, experimentally applied for the first time in humans in the nineties, and designated as orphan drug in 2008, thanks to the registration obtained today, in the near future will be available to all European patients who have suffered workplace injuries (caused, for example, by burnt lime, solvents or acids), domestic accidents (for example eye burns caused in adults and children by detergents or abrasive agents) or - as unfortunately reported by the press in the past few months - in the cases of assault with chemical agents.
Low-quality burnt lime, which accumulates in the steel works anyway, can be used as the desulphurisation agent.