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n.1.Quicklime; also, plaster or mortar.
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3) Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology, Chunam National University, Daejeon 305-764, Korea
Initially it was a building of brick, coated with a plaster of chunam.
After successfully moving her into the dry dock, the team is now removing the chunam (quick lime), which had been applied to the hull below the waterline to keep it watertight during the voyage.
Once in India, the ship will be brought out of the water for hull inspection, the planks and stitches will be checked for repairs and the chunam, which is the anti fouling, will be replaced and a new coat will be applied.
POSCO founded another football club, the Chunam Dragons in 1994 next to the Pohang Steelers, and built the country`s first football stadium, `Steelyard`, in Pohang in 1992, as well as Gwangyang Football Stadium in 1992.