Lime-water

limewater

[lahym-waw-ter, -wot-er]
noun
1.
an aqueous solution of slaked lime, used in medicine, antacids, and lotions, and to absorb carbon dioxide from the air.
2.
water containing naturally an unusual amount of calcium carbonate or calcium sulfate.

Origin:
1660–70; lime1 + water

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limewater (ˈlaɪmˌwɔːtə)
 
n
1.  a clear colourless solution of calcium hydroxide in water, formerly used in medicine as an antacid
2.  water that contains dissolved lime or calcium salts, esp calcium carbonate or calcium sulphate

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