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A soft white alkaline powder, Ca(OH)2, used in making mortar, cements, calcium salts, paints, hard rubber products, and petrochemicals. Also called slaked lime.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2. Also called: lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime or lime hydrate
a white powder, Ca(OH)2, used in mortar, plaster, and cement.