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.
Contract award notice: Supply of slaked lime for the drinking water treatment unit
Thin slices of the nut, either natural or processed, may be mixed with a variety of substances including slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) and spices such as cardamom, coconut and saffron.
Thin slices of the nut, either natural or processed, are be mixed with a variety of substances including slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) and spices such as cardamom, coconut and saffron.
3 Areca nut, the main constituent of betel quid, along with betel leaves, slaked lime and tobacco, contains aromatic alkaloids such as arecoline, arecaidine, guvacine and guvacoline.
However, body-snatchers attempted to steal the body, so the coffin was filled with slaked lime to render it unusable to the body-snatchers and reburied.
calcium oxide and slaking this with water, forming slaked lime i.
It is widely used in architecture and is also a raw material used for the manufacturing of quicklime (calcium oxide), slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), cement and plaster.
The lime is tipped into silos, where it is automatically fed into the new equipment to create the slaked lime.
The report also covered the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime, and plasters of calcined gypsum and calcined sulphate, according to GOIC.
The manufacture of cement, lime and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.
The manufacture of cement, lime, and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement, and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime, and hydraulic lime, and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.