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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With draw kilns, the limestone and coal were inserted at the top of the structure in layers and the burnt lime drawn out at the bottom two days later.
To test lime and lime mortar, samples were selected from burnt lime both in coarse and fine form.
Dried sand, fertilizer, iron ore, wood pellets, quick and burnt lime, limestone, grain, gypsum, salt, sugar and animal feed (pellets and crumbles] are just a few of the materials and applications in which the MD Vibratory Screen is capable of screening efficiently and effectively.
Low-quality burnt lime, which accumulates in the steel works anyway, can be used as the desulphurisation agent.
Burnt lime produced at the plant will be used to coat filtration screens and trap impurities while producing alumina, or refined bauxite, which is used in aircraft and industrial construction.