lime water

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lime wa·ter

calcium hydroxide solution; a saturated solution prepared by mixing 3 g of calcium hydroxide in 1 L of purified cool water. Undissolved calcium hydroxide is allowed to precipitate and the solution is dispensed without agitation; lime water is a common ingredient in lotions and is used internally extensively in veterinary medicine.
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lime wa·ter

(līm wawtĕr)
Calcium hydroxide solution; prepared by mixing 3 g of calcium hydroxide in 1 L of purified cool water. Undissolved calcium hydroxide is allowed to precipitate and the solution is dispensed without agitating it; common ingredient in lotions.
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