calcium-hydrate

calcium hydroxide

noun
Also called calcium hydrate.


Origin:
1885–90

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slaked lime

noun
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:
1605–15

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calcium hydroxide
 
n
lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, Also called: lime hydrate a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH)2

slaked lime
 
n
another name for calcium hydroxide, esp when made by adding water to calcium oxide

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