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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If you're serving sticky ribs or peel-and-eat shrimp at your next dinner party, offer your guests a bowl of limewater.
Cover the surface of the limewater in its container with a float of polystyrene sheetrock pierced by a siphon tube with a filter.
The container with the specimens in limewater is placed in the same curing cabinet to maintain constant temperature.
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