caustic lime

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Noun1.Caustic lime - a caustic substance produced by heating limestonecaustic lime - a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
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Two hundred Ground Self-Defense Force personnel, dispatched from the 8th Division based in the city of Kumamoto, joined the culling effort and delivered caustic lime to disinfect the farms.
The victim's body was covered with a white substance later analyzed and identified as hydrated or caustic lime, which is used in mortars and cements, as well as for agricultural purposes.
There it is treated with 3-4 percent caustic lime in the form of a thick milk.