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lime hydrate

noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for lime-hydrate

slaked lime

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