slaked lime


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slaked lime

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slaked lime

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for calcium hydroxide, esp when made by adding water to calcium oxide
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Noun1.slaked lime - a caustic substance produced by heating limestoneslaked lime - a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
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White quartzose sand," Paul rattled off, "sodic carbonate, slaked lime, cutlet, manganese peroxide--there you have it, the finest French plate glass, made by the great St.
Depending on the various products, market is segregated as agglomerated lime, calcined lime, hydraulic lime, lime sulfur, quicklime, refractory lime, slaked lime and others.
The use of slaked lime runs out of Dammann water treatment plant when production ends approximately at the end of 2016.
The traditional Indian version of an after dinner mint was pan, a green patty which tasted like lipstick but with its betel nut leaves, fennel, slaked lime, etc.
Users prepare Tunbol by wrapping small pieces of sliced, dried betel seeds into a fully grown betel pepper leaf, along with pellets of slaked lime, an inorganic compound also known as calcium hydroxide, which releases stimulating alkaloids and causes users to salivate.
When straw is used in cubicles, slaked lime or powdered ground limestone can be used to help keep the bed dry.
A DASH OF LIME wash, slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) and chalk water solutions were once applied to barns and fences to deter insects and protect against the elements.
Half-chewed betel leaves, areca nut and slaked lime contain highly caustic substance that corrode away steel.
Wakf Board and Haryana govt have sanctioned ` 25 lakh for Sadar Darwaza's restoration Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development started conservation work last year Architecture shows confluence of Mughal and Rajput cultures with arch, dome and balconies Lime and stones from Aravalli used for construction Lime mortar made of slaked lime, sand and water being used for conservation
They may also contain other unhealthy ingredients such as areca nuts - a mildly euphoric stimulant, known to be addictive and cancer-causing - and slaked lime, a chemical used to make cement, the guidelines said.
The search for a purer fire recedes deep in the angles of history: wildfire, a boy's own myth, its obscurity fastidious as its composition unknown: concocted oil, sulphur, resin, willow charcoal, sale nitro, aqua vitae, and camphor the hectic business of the living day bitumen, slaked lime, collect the death certificate from the bones, charcoal, lithium, and wrap and pacify the spirit in Ethiopian wool sodium, incense, tow, paste of talc, cggwhites, gum, and salamander whose skin is our asbestos
As there was no bluestone available to continue the proper remedy for the prevention of smut, we applied slaked lime to the moist grain, which was supposed to have the same effect.