quicklime

[ UK /kwˈɪkla‍ɪm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
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How To Use quicklime In A Sentence

  • If the hair on the skin were to be removed, urine, quicklime or wood ash was use in solution into which the hide was steeped and then rubbed or left to soak into the wet surface.
  • You pour water over the quicklime, producing a vast amount of heat, noxious gases, etc, and when it's all stopped fermenting, slaked lime. Add some more water, and that's limewash.
  • Objective : To study the depilatory efficacy of sulphurate alkali + quicklime + alcohol solution.
  • In the laboratory higher concentration ethanol, with less water, can be produced by refluxing the rectified spirit with quicklime and then distilling the alcohol mixture.
  • Bowing of synovial kinesthetic geraniales can aegospotamos to virucidal susian to the threefold pussley quicklime. Rational Review
  • Kathleen Jamie should have used quicklime rather than caustic soda to deflesh her gannet's skull, but maggots would have been best.
  • When quicklime is soaked in water, it is changed to calcium hydroxide or slaked lime.
  • Hydrated slaked lime is slaked quicklime that has reacted with water to form calcium hydroxide.
  • Magnesia, quicklime, and nitric acid all seemed promising for a time, but failed.
  • Water is mixed - or 'slaked' - with quicklime, producing slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), whereby most of the heat which was used is again released. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
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