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quick·lime

(kwik'līm),
Unslaked lime. See: lime (2).

quicklime

(kwĭk′līm)
CaO; calcium oxide (unslaked lime). It forms calcium hydroxide when water is added to it.

quicklime

calcium oxide, called also unslaked lime.
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Delivery of limestone and quicklime for Branches of PGE Mining and Conventional Power Generation SA the amount and terms of complying with attachments hereto.
The quicklime was also an important element of the steel and chemical industry and was used to make cement.
In addition, the bags of quicklime had gotten wet in the flood.
AA limelight was a form of stage lighting once used in theatres and music halls, in which a flame was directed at a cylinder of calcium oxide, better-known as quicklime.
These include the old lighting board, a giant contraption of slides and knobs still attached to a wall in the wings of the stage, and doors where the limelights would have glowed when a flame was directed at a cylinder of quicklime in the days before electric lighting.
His appeal had little effect; he was hanged at Pentonville Prison on August 3, 1916; and his naked body was thrown into an open grave and blanketed with quicklime.
Women in ancient Egypt used beeswax and depilatories made from an alkali, like quicklime, to remove leg hair, she said.
Finally, the walls would be rendered with a mix of quicklime putty and coarse sand, followed by a lime wash.
The first one, which was polluted by the introduction of a brace of over-ripe game fowl and what witnesses swore was a skinned fox, was buried in quicklime in a nearby wood.
system that will transport quicklime within their production facility.
Readers can learn how to launch a toy rocket with the energy released from an Oreo cookie or how to create a homemade hot tub by adding 500 pounds of quicklime to water.
He bore his ordeal -- being dragged through the streets, stretched on the rack, poked with red-hot irons, cut to ribbons on a wheel of swords, and dunked in quicklime -- with such fortitude that Diocletian's wife converted to Christianity on the spot.