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soda lime

noun
1.
a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide.
Origin of soda lime
1860-1865
1860-65
Related forms
soda-lime, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for soda lime

soda lime

noun
1.
a solid mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide and to dry gases
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soda lime in Medicine

soda lime n.
A mixture of calcium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide used to absorb carbon dioxide in rebreathing apparatus and in anesthesia circuits.

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