soda lime

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soda lime

n.
A mixture of calcium oxide, sodium hydroxide, and often also potassium hydroxide, used as a drying agent and carbon dioxide absorbent.

soda lime

n
(Elements & Compounds) a solid mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide and to dry gases

so′da lime`


n.
a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.soda lime - a mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides; absorbs liquids and gases
mixture - (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)