unslaked lime


unslaked lime
lime that has undergone firing in a furnace, lime stones that are not diluted in water

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unslaked lime — noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide • Syn: ↑calcium oxide, ↑quicklime, ↑lime, ↑calx, ↑calcined lime, ↑fluxing lime, ↑burnt lime • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • unslaked lime — /ʌnsleɪkt ˈlaɪm/ (say unslaykt luym) noun See lime1 (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Unslaked — Un*slaked , a. Not slaked; unslacked; as, an unslaked thirst; unslaked lime. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lime — I. /laɪm / (say luym) noun 1. the oxide of calcium, CaO, a white caustic solid (quicklime or unslaked lime) prepared by calcining limestone, etc., used in making mortar and cement. When treated with water it produces calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • unslaked — “+ adjective Etymology: un (I) + slaked, past participle of slake 1. of lime : not slaked 2. : not lessened or brought to an end unslaked thirst …   Useful english dictionary

  • burnt lime — noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide • Syn: ↑calcium oxide, ↑quicklime, ↑lime, ↑calx, ↑calcined lime, ↑fluxing lime, ↑unslaked lime • Derivationally related form …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcined lime — noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide • Syn: ↑calcium oxide, ↑quicklime, ↑lime, ↑calx, ↑fluxing lime, ↑unslaked lime, ↑burnt lime • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluxing lime — noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide • Syn: ↑calcium oxide, ↑quicklime, ↑lime, ↑calx, ↑calcined lime, ↑unslaked lime, ↑burnt lime • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • quicklime — Unslaked lime. See lime (2). * * * quick·lime kwik .līm n LIME * * * quick·lime (kwikґlīm) calcium oxide …   Medical dictionary

  • List of alchemical substances — Alchemical studies produced a number of substances, which were later classified as particular chemical compounds or mixtures of compounds.Many of these terms were in common use into the 20th century.* Aqua Fortis nitric acid, can be formed by 2… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.