Soda-lime

soda lime

noun
a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide.

Origin:
1860–65

soda-lime, adjective
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soda lime
 
n
a solid mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide and to dry gases

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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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