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[sley-ker] /ˈsleɪ kər/
a person or thing that slakes.
Origin of slaker
1505-15; slake + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When needed, the quicklime is blown from the bottom of the silos to the square lime slaker building.
  • Variations in calcium hydroxide levels in spray dryer residue have required installation of a secondary lime slaker.
  • New lime solution is made by combining the regenerated quicklime with green liquor, weak wash, or water in the lime slaker.
  • The more expensive lime systems include a slaker to convert calcium oxide to calcium hydroxide.
  • Each slaker is equipped with a dust arrestor system.
  • Green liquor is clarified and is then reacted with calcium oxide in the slaker to produce white liquor.
  • Discuss the reasons for heating the fluid transfer lines from a slaker to a spray atomizer.
  • The safety valve delivers a supply of cold water as soon as maximum safe slaker temperature is exceeded.

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