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slaked lime

noun
1.
a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water-soluble powder, Ca(OH) 2 , obtained by the action of water on lime: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements.
Also called calcium hydroxide, calcium hydrate, hydrated lime, lime hydrate.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15

calcium hydroxide

noun
Also called calcium hydrate.
Origin
1885-90
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calcium hydroxide

noun
1.
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, lime hydrate

slaked lime

noun
1.
another name for calcium hydroxide, esp when made by adding water to calcium oxide
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